2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Waterford (Qld)

Code SSC31734 (SSC)
People 3,931
Male 1,852
Female 2,079
Median age 33
Families 1,033
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,503
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,192
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,931 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,852 47.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,079 52.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 80 2.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,931 people in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 333 8.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 257 6.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 239 6.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 249 6.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 278 7.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 396 10.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 300 7.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 251 6.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 222 5.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 154 3.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 178 4.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 155 3.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 195 5.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 178 4.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 168 4.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 144 3.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 98 2.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 135 3.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,442 46.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 116 3.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 292 9.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 223 7.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,030 33.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.5% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,205 45.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 417 15.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,023 38.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 28 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 28 years.

Education Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 55 4.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 226 19.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 22 1.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 75 6.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 110 9.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 22 1.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 78 6.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 54 4.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 73 6.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 20 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 433 37.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,168 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.6% were in primary school, 18.0% in secondary school and 11.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,577 65.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,158 33.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 286 8.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 227 6.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,816 52.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), 52.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,150 64.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 447 24.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 91 5.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 104 5.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,792 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,792 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 64.2% were employed full time, 24.9% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 120 7.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 115 6.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 209 12.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 385 22.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 763 45.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), 7.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 33 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 621 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,376 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,192 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $621.

Travel to work, top responses Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,104 67.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 911 29.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 297 9.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 383 12.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.4% provided care for children and 9.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 645 20.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 819 26.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 351 11.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 289 9.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 423 40.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 405 39.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 192 18.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 1.3 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), 39.2% were couple families with children, 40.9% were couple families without children and 18.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs) 11.0% of single parents were male and 89.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,067 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,942 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,942 and those without children was $2,067.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 210 25.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 2.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 165 20.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 120 14.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 33 4.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 197 23.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 45 5.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 34 4.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% 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 Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,330 93.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 87 6.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), 93.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,237 93.1 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 45 3.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 44 3.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), 93.1% were separate houses, 3.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 15 1.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 258 19.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 458 34.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 570 42.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 1.9 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 19.4% had 2 bedrooms and 34.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 363 27.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 436 32.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 487 36.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 22 1.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 1.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), 27.3% were owned outright, 32.8% were owned with a mortgage and 36.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,004 75.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 283 21.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 43 3.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.5% were family households, 21.3% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), 21.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.5% 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 Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.4 -- 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 Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.1 -- 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 Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 71 5.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 533 40.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 483 36.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 208 15.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 34 2.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), 40.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.7% 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 Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 77 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 40 51.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 37 48.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 77 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 40 (or 51.9%) were male and 37 (or 48.1%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,312 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,312.

Mortgage and rent Waterford (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 365 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Waterford (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $365 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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