2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Veresdale Scrub

Code SSC31699 (SSC)
People 620
Male 291
Female 329
Median age 36
Families 168
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 211
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,397
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,390
Median weekly rent $300
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 Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Total 620 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 291 46.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 329 53.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 1.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 620 people in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs) of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 48 7.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 51 8.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 65 10.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 55 8.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 12 1.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 25 4.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 35 5.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 68 11.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 61 9.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 54 8.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 32 5.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 29 4.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 43 6.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 14 2.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 13 2.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 1.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 1.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 283 62.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 13 2.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 32 7.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 15 3.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 112 24.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.2% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 46 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 19 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 19 years.

Social marital status Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 270 63.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 26 6.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 131 30.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 7 3.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 56 28.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 25 12.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 3.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 41 21.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 3.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 8.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 3.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 7 3.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 19 9.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 194 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs) 31.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 44.8% were in primary school, 33.0% in secondary school and 7.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 534 85.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 98 16.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 45 7.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 27 4.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 421 71.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), 71.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 194 60.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 91 28.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 22 6.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 14 4.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 321 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 321 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs). Of these 60.4% were employed full time, 28.3% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 39 12.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 27 8.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 20 6.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 59 19.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 136 44.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 606 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,603 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,397 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs) was $606.

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

Unpaid work Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 343 75.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 185 40.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 48 10.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 116 25.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 40.6% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 91 20.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 120 26.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 68 14.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 65 14.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 50 29.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 102 60.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 16 9.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), 60.7% were couple families with children, 29.8% were couple families without children and 9.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 31.2 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 68.8 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs) 31.2% of single parents were male and 68.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,143 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,365 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,365 and those without children was $2,143.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 36 24.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 35 23.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 24 16.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 6.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 21 14.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 17 11.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 2.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% had both employed part-time and 23.3% 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 Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 194 92.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 16 7.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), 92.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 187 95.9 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 5 2.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 1.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), 95.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 2.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 8 4.1 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 63 32.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 115 58.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.5 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 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 4.1% had 2 bedrooms and 32.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 48 24.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 115 59.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 25 12.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), 24.7% were owned outright, 59.3% were owned with a mortgage and 12.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 164 84.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 26 13.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 2.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), of all households, 84.5% were family households, 13.4% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), 13.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.4% 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 Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,390 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.6 -- 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 Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 1.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 37 19.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 80 41.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 69 35.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 2.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), 19.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 35.6% 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 Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 12 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 50.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 6 50.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 10 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), there were 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 50.0%) were male and 6 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 10 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Veresdale Scrub % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 5,000 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Veresdale Scrub (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $5,000.

Mortgage and rent Veresdale Scrub % 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 1,658 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Veresdale Scrub (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 $1,658.

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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