2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Wakerley

Code SSC31710 (SSC)
People 7,804
Male 3,830
Female 3,974
Median age 33
Families 2,197
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,619
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $2,280
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $440
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Total 7,804 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,830 49.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,974 50.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 69 0.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,804 people in Wakerley (State Suburbs) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 946 12.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 800 10.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 544 7.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 399 5.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 354 4.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 489 6.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 677 8.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 916 11.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 766 9.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 540 6.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 422 5.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 321 4.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 269 3.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 149 1.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 101 1.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 62 0.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 27 0.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 20 0.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wakerley (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,456 62.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 153 2.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 353 6.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 106 1.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,444 26.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wakerley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.7% were married and 9.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wakerley (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,262 63.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 499 9.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,400 27.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Wakerley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wakerley (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 184 7.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 561 23.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 210 9.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 230 9.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 156 6.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 101 4.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 175 7.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 119 5.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 261 11.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 46 2.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 300 12.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,343 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wakerley (State Suburbs) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 42.7% were in primary school, 18.4% in secondary school and 16.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,357 68.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,609 34.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 639 8.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 435 5.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,848 51.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wakerley (State Suburbs), 51.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,918 67.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,061 24.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 222 5.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 154 3.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,355 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,355 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wakerley (State Suburbs). Of these 67.0% were employed full time, 24.4% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 380 9.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 323 7.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 362 8.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 680 16.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,236 53.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wakerley (State Suburbs), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 53.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wakerley (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 937 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,329 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,280 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wakerley (State Suburbs) was $937.

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

Unpaid work Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,506 81.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,482 45.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 493 8.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,081 19.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wakerley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 45.0% 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, 19.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,446 26.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,762 32.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 709 12.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 585 10.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wakerley (State Suburbs), 32.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 634 28.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,297 59.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 242 11.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 24 1.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wakerley (State Suburbs), 59.0% were couple families with children, 28.9% were couple families without children and 11.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Wakerley (State Suburbs) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,468 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,635 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wakerley (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,635 and those without children was $2,468.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 592 30.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 43 2.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 508 26.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 355 18.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 46 2.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 132 6.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 140 7.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 119 6.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Wakerley (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 26.3% 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 Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,444 94.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 134 5.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Wakerley (State Suburbs), 94.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,160 88.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 279 11.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wakerley (State Suburbs), 88.4% were separate houses, 11.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19 0.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 650 26.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,753 71.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 0.9 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wakerley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 0.8% had 2 bedrooms and 26.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 388 15.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,309 53.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 717 29.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 0.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wakerley (State Suburbs), 15.9% were owned outright, 53.6% were owned with a mortgage and 29.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,157 88.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 225 9.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 62 2.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Wakerley (State Suburbs), of all households, 88.3% were family households, 9.2% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 6.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wakerley (State Suburbs), 6.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.3% 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 Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 440 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.2 -- 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 Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
None 23 0.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 570 23.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,408 57.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 415 17.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 26 1.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wakerley (State Suburbs), 23.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 57.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.0% 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 Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 68 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 26 38.2 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 42 61.8 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wakerley (State Suburbs), there were 68 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 26 (or 38.2%) were male and 42 (or 61.8%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,194 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wakerley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,194.

Mortgage and rent Wakerley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 385 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,292 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wakerley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $385 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,292.

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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