2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

The Caves

Code SSC31607 (SSC)
People 708
Male 376
Female 332
Median age 39
Families 207
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 264
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,551
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,625
Median weekly rent $210
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Total 708 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 376 53.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 332 46.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 2.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 708 people in The Caves (State Suburbs) of these 53.1% were male and 46.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 44 6.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 47 6.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 56 7.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 62 8.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 32 4.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 39 5.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 40 5.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 46 6.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 54 7.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 51 7.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 69 9.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 59 8.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 41 5.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 29 4.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 18 2.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 12 1.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 1.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in The Caves (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.7% of the population.

Registered marital status The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 342 61.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 11 2.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 41 7.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 19 3.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 142 25.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in The Caves (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.6% were married and 9.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 316 63.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 51 10.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 133 26.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In The Caves (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in The Caves (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 1.5 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 57 28.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 3.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 6.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 33 16.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 15 7.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 4.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 7 3.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 5.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 45 22.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 203 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In The Caves (State Suburbs) 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.3% were in primary school, 27.5% in secondary school and 9.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 639 90.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 44 6.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 22 3.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 34 5.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 562 84.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In The Caves (State Suburbs), 84.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses The Caves % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 239 62.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 98 25.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 35 9.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 2.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 383 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 383 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in The Caves (State Suburbs). Of these 62.4% were employed full time, 25.6% were employed part-time and 2.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 42 11.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 25 6.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 32 8.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 70 18.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 173 45.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in The Caves (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 30 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in The Caves (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 30 years.

Occupation The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 598 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,727 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,551 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in The Caves (State Suburbs) was $598.

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

Unpaid work The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 410 74.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 182 32.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 61 11.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 127 22.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In The Caves (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.7% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 107 19.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 144 25.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 65 11.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 96 17.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in The Caves (State Suburbs), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 88 42.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 105 50.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 14 6.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in The Caves (State Suburbs), 50.7% were couple families with children, 42.5% were couple families without children and 6.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 30.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 69.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In The Caves (State Suburbs) 30.8% of single parents were male and 69.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,031 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,214 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In The Caves (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,214 and those without children was $2,031.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 41 21.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 4.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 38 19.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 41 21.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 4.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 21 10.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 16 8.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 19 9.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In The Caves (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 19.8% 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 The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 235 94.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 14 5.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In The Caves (State Suburbs), 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 231 98.7 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 1.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in The Caves (State Suburbs), 98.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 1.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 22 9.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 118 50.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 82 35.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 3.0 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In The Caves (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 9.4% had 2 bedrooms and 50.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 77 32.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 129 55.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 21 9.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 3.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in The Caves (State Suburbs), 32.9% were owned outright, 55.1% were owned with a mortgage and 9.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 200 85.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 28 12.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 2.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In The Caves (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.8% were family households, 12.0% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In The Caves (State Suburbs), 18.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.3% 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 The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.1 -- 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 The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 49 21.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 102 44.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 72 31.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 3.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In The Caves (State Suburbs), 21.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 31.0% 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 The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 60.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 6 40.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in The Caves (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 60.0%) were male and 6 (or 40.0%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,033 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In The Caves (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,033.

Mortgage and rent The Caves % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 85 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In The Caves (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $85 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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