2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Sunnybank

Code SSC31553 (SSC)
People 8,091
Male 4,018
Female 4,073
Median age 34
Families 2,081
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 3,116
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,088
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,850
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Total 8,091 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,018 49.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,073 50.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 66 0.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,091 people in Sunnybank (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 334 4.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 335 4.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 427 5.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 552 6.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,110 13.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 788 9.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 588 7.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 455 5.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 443 5.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 479 5.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 448 5.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 496 6.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 457 5.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 339 4.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 278 3.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 237 2.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 175 2.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 150 1.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Sunnybank (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,304 47.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 152 2.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 419 6.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 344 4.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,780 39.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Sunnybank (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.2% were married and 8.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Sunnybank (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,939 44.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 310 4.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,319 50.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Sunnybank (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Sunnybank (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 56 2.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 354 12.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 56 2.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 38 1.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 278 9.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 103 3.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 89 3.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 223 7.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,038 37.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 106 3.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 468 16.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,809 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Sunnybank (State Suburbs) 34.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 15.9% were in primary school, 16.7% in secondary school and 44.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,569 44.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,735 62.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 317 4.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 312 4.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,227 29.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Sunnybank (State Suburbs), 29.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 62.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,978 51.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,306 33.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 200 5.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 372 9.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,856 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,856 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sunnybank (State Suburbs). Of these 51.3% were employed full time, 33.9% were employed part-time and 9.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 474 13.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 438 12.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 394 11.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 684 19.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,293 37.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Sunnybank (State Suburbs), 13.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 32 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Sunnybank (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 32 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 417 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,191 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,088 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sunnybank (State Suburbs) was $417.

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

Unpaid work Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,474 63.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,498 21.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 728 10.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,188 17.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Sunnybank (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.4% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,593 22.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,534 21.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 790 11.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 556 7.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sunnybank (State Suburbs), 21.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 807 38.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 854 41.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 358 17.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 62 3.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Sunnybank (State Suburbs), 41.0% were couple families with children, 38.8% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Sunnybank (State Suburbs) 17.3% of single parents were male and 82.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,973 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,279 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sunnybank (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,279 and those without children was $1,973.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 303 18.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 85 5.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 260 15.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 260 15.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 140 8.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 442 26.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 76 4.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 90 5.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Sunnybank (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.3% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% had both employed part-time and 15.7% 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 Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,759 92.6 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 222 7.4 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Sunnybank (State Suburbs), 92.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,393 86.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 294 10.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 70 2.5 181,717 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 Sunnybank (State Suburbs), 86.7% were separate houses, 10.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 18 0.7 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 40 1.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 201 7.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,213 44.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,224 44.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 63 2.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Sunnybank (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 7.3% had 2 bedrooms and 44.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,114 40.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 660 23.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 870 31.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 36 1.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 79 2.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Sunnybank (State Suburbs), 40.4% were owned outright, 23.9% were owned with a mortgage and 31.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,989 72.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 501 18.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 270 9.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Sunnybank (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.1% were family households, 18.2% were single person households and 9.8% were group households.

Household income Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sunnybank (State Suburbs), 26.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.9% 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 Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.6 -- 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 Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,850 -- 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 Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
None 299 10.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 974 35.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 960 34.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 432 15.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 95 3.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Sunnybank (State Suburbs), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.7% 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 Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 64 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 40 62.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 24 37.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 35 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Sunnybank (State Suburbs), there were 64 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 40 (or 62.5%) were male and 24 (or 37.5%) were female. The median age was 35 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Sunnybank % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,093 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Sunnybank (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,093.

Mortgage and rent Sunnybank % 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 4,117 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Sunnybank (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 $4,117.

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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