2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Towers Hill

Code SSC31664 (SSC)
People 224
Male 118
Female 106
Median age 47
Families 50
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 100
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $959
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,559
Median weekly rent $126
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 Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Total 224 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 118 52.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 106 47.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 10.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 224 people in Towers Hill (State Suburbs) of these 52.7% were male and 47.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.2% of the population.

Age Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8 3.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 15 6.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 17 7.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 15 6.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 11 5.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 9 4.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 7 3.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 7 3.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 25 11.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 18 8.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 17 7.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 31 14.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 11 5.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 9 4.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 10 4.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5 2.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 1.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Towers Hill (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 95 49.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 3.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 17 8.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 11 5.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 61 31.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Towers Hill (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.7% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Towers Hill (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 74 48.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 19 12.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 61 39.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Towers Hill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 56 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Towers Hill (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 56 years.

Education Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 12 16.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 4.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 4.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 8 11.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 8.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 4.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 36 50.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 71 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Towers Hill (State Suburbs) 31.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.9% were in primary school, 19.7% in secondary school and 4.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 174 77.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 15 7.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 5 2.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3 1.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 166 87.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Towers Hill (State Suburbs), 87.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 61 60.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 31 30.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4 4.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5 5.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 101 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 101 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Towers Hill (State Suburbs). Of these 60.4% were employed full time, 30.7% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 13 13.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 7 7.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 13 13.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 11 11.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 45 46.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Towers Hill (State Suburbs), 13.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Towers Hill (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 479 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,722 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 959 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Towers Hill (State Suburbs) was $479.

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

Unpaid work Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 115 60.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 46 24.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 17 8.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 37 19.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Towers Hill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.2% 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, 19.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 24 12.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 45 23.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 27 14.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 20 10.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Towers Hill (State Suburbs), 23.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 26 49.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 21 39.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6 11.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Towers Hill (State Suburbs), 39.6% were couple families with children, 49.1% were couple families without children and 11.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 50.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 50.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Towers Hill (State Suburbs) 50.0% of single parents were male and 50.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,687 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,562 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Towers Hill (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,562 and those without children was $1,687.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 12 26.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 9 20.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 10 22.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 8.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 6 13.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 4 8.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Towers Hill (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.7% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 20.0% 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 Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 78 89.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 9 10.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Towers Hill (State Suburbs), 89.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 69 89.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 6.5 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 3.9 181,717 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 Towers Hill (State Suburbs), 89.6% were separate houses, 6.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 5.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 15 18.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 42 52.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 16 20.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.8 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 Towers Hill (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.0% had 1 bedroom, 18.8% had 2 bedrooms and 52.5% 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 Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 29 37.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 26 33.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 23 29.5 513,413 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 0 0.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Towers Hill (State Suburbs), 37.2% were owned outright, 33.3% were owned with a mortgage and 29.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 54 69.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 21 26.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 3.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Towers Hill (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.2% were family households, 26.9% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Towers Hill (State Suburbs), 27.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.2% 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 Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 126 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.9 -- 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 Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,559 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.1 -- 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 Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
None 9 11.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 28 35.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 26 32.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 14 17.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Towers Hill (State Suburbs), 35.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.5% 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 Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 23 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 47.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 12 52.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 57 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Towers Hill (State Suburbs), there were 23 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 47.8%) were male and 12 (or 52.2%) were female. The median age was 57 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 680 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Towers Hill (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.8, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $680.

Mortgage and rent Towers Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 126 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Towers Hill (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $126 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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