2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Sunnybank Hills

Code SSC31554 (SSC)
People 16,830
Male 8,342
Female 8,488
Median age 34
Families 4,532
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 6,103
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,297
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,993
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Total 16,830 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 8,342 49.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,488 50.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 173 1.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 16,830 people in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 986 5.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 873 5.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 880 5.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,146 6.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,820 10.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,503 8.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,241 7.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,125 6.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,014 6.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,079 6.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,059 6.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,027 6.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 997 5.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 762 4.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 480 2.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 281 1.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 271 1.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 287 1.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,095 50.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 319 2.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 903 6.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 651 4.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,121 36.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.4% were married and 8.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 6,469 49.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 771 5.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,928 45.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 175 3.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 912 17.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 147 2.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 100 1.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 520 9.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 168 3.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 202 3.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 451 8.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,549 29.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 148 2.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 866 16.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,238 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs) 31.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.1% were in primary school, 17.0% in secondary school and 38.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,861 46.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 9,941 62.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 721 4.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 633 4.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,618 29.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), 29.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 62.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,792 56.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,552 30.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 494 5.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 663 7.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 8,501 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 8,501 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs). Of these 56.4% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 7.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 952 12.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 820 10.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 781 10.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,661 21.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,133 40.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 489 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,396 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,297 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs) was $489.

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

Unpaid work Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,253 65.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,562 25.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,401 9.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,329 16.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.3% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,224 22.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,250 23.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,563 11.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,218 8.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), 23.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,599 35.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,114 46.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 676 14.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 141 3.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), 46.7% were couple families with children, 35.3% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.9 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.1 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs) 19.9% of single parents were male and 80.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,931 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,231 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,231 and those without children was $1,931.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 776 20.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 177 4.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 628 16.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 659 17.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 236 6.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 787 21.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 233 6.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 217 5.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 16.9% 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 Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,630 94.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 312 5.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,796 85.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 697 12.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 42 0.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 94 1.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), 85.2% were separate houses, 12.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 25 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 115 2.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 279 5.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,299 40.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,798 49.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 113 2.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 5.0% had 2 bedrooms and 40.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,096 37.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,855 33.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,481 26.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 39 0.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 157 2.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), 37.2% were owned outright, 33.0% were owned with a mortgage and 26.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 4,320 76.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 962 17.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 345 6.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.8% were family households, 17.1% were single person households and 6.1% were group households.

Household income Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), 21.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.5% 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 Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,993 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.6 -- 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 Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
None 398 7.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,927 34.2 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,143 38.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,009 17.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 152 2.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), 34.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.9% 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 Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 173 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 75 43.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 98 56.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), there were 173 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 75 (or 43.4%) were male and 98 (or 56.6%) 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 Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,333 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,333.

Mortgage and rent Sunnybank Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 288 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,625 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Sunnybank Hills (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $288 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,625.

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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