2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

The Leap

Code SSC31615 (SSC)
People 673
Male 361
Female 312
Median age 43
Families 195
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 246
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,982
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,297
Median weekly rent $230
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Total 673 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 361 53.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 312 46.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 2.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 673 people in The Leap (State Suburbs) of these 53.6% were male and 46.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.2% of the population.

Age The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 34 5.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 42 6.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 46 6.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 52 7.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 34 5.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 28 4.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 30 4.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 35 5.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 61 9.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 78 11.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 85 12.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 50 7.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 35 5.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 20 3.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 22 3.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 15 2.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.4 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 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in The Leap (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.7% of the population.

Registered marital status The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 347 62.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 16 2.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 29 5.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 15 2.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 146 26.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in The Leap (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.7% were married and 7.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 290 60.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 47 9.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 146 30.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In The Leap (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in The Leap (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 31 17.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 16 8.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 5.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 11 6.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 26 14.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 18 10.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 6.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 51 28.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 180 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In The Leap (State Suburbs) 27.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.1% were in primary school, 23.9% in secondary school and 13.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 553 82.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 99 15.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 40 6.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 29 4.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 458 73.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In The Leap (State Suburbs), 73.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 262 67.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 89 22.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 32 8.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 2.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 391 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 391 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in The Leap (State Suburbs). Of these 67.0% were employed full time, 22.8% were employed part-time and 2.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 30 7.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 20 5.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 41 10.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 53 13.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 212 54.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in The Leap (State Suburbs), 7.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in The Leap (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 762 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,083 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,982 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in The Leap (State Suburbs) was $762.

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

Unpaid work The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 378 68.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 146 26.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 49 8.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 97 17.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In The Leap (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.4% provided care for children and 8.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 89 16.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 140 25.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 81 14.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 71 12.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in The Leap (State Suburbs), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 85 43.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 101 51.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 10 5.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in The Leap (State Suburbs), 51.5% were couple families with children, 43.4% were couple families without children and 5.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In The Leap (State Suburbs) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,403 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,774 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In The Leap (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,774 and those without children was $2,403.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 38 21.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 3.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 44 24.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 25 13.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 24 13.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 19 10.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 24 13.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In The Leap (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 24.4% 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 Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 226 95.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 11 4.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In The Leap (State Suburbs), 95.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 226 100.0 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 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in The Leap (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 1.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 16 7.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 22 9.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 95 42.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 87 38.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In The Leap (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.1% had 1 bedroom, 9.8% had 2 bedrooms and 42.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 91 40.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 103 45.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 27 11.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in The Leap (State Suburbs), 40.1% were owned outright, 45.4% were owned with a mortgage and 11.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 191 85.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 33 14.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In The Leap (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.3% were family households, 14.7% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In The Leap (State Suburbs), 11.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.3% 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 Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.9 -- 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 The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,297 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Leap % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 1.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 34 15.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 95 42.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 83 36.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 4.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In The Leap (State Suburbs), 15.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 36.9% 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 The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 20.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 12 80.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 34 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in The Leap (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 20.0%) were male and 12 (or 80.0%) were female. The median age was 34 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics The Leap % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,250 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In The Leap (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,250.

Mortgage and rent The Leap % 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 3,033 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In The Leap (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 $3,033.

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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