2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Watsonville

Code SSC31736 (SSC)
People 344
Male 181
Female 163
Median age 49
Families 67
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 173
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $460
Median monthly mortgage repayments $488
Median weekly rent $50
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 Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Total 344 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 181 52.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 163 47.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 4.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 344 people in Watsonville (State Suburbs) of these 52.6% were male and 47.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.9% of the population.

Age Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 18 5.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 20 5.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 18 5.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 23 6.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 6 1.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 9 2.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 10 2.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 4.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 29 8.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 36 10.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 38 11.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 45 13.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 34 9.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 16 4.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 18 5.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 1.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 1.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Watsonville (State Suburbs) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 83 29.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 12 4.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 56 19.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 16 5.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 115 40.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Watsonville (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 29.4% were married and 23.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 42 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Watsonville (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 42 years.

Social marital status Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 30.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 37 18.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 100 51.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Watsonville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 30.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Watsonville (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 4 3.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 14 11.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 4.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 12 9.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 2.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 2.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 4.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 4.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 72 57.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 126 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Watsonville (State Suburbs) 35.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 16.8% were in primary school, 14.4% in secondary school and 8.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 221 64.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 62 23.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 16 6.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 12 4.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 177 66.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Watsonville (State Suburbs), 66.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 39 35.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 45 40.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 9 8.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 18 16.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 111 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 111 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Watsonville (State Suburbs). Of these 35.1% were employed full time, 40.5% were employed part-time and 16.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 9 9.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 13 14.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 19 20.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 13 14.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 25 26.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Watsonville (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 26.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 324 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 709 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 460 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Watsonville (State Suburbs) was $324.

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

Unpaid work Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 173 61.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 58 20.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 28 9.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 83 29.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Watsonville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.5% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 29 10.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 72 25.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 32 11.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 44 15.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Watsonville (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 26 39.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 21 31.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 19 28.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Watsonville (State Suburbs), 31.8% were couple families with children, 39.4% were couple families without children and 28.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Watsonville (State Suburbs) 23.5% of single parents were male and 76.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,083 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 700 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Watsonville (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $700 and those without children was $2,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 5 10.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 8.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3 6.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 11 22.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 18.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 14 28.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 8.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Watsonville (State Suburbs), of couple families, 10.0% had both partners employed full-time, 8.0% had both employed part-time and 6.0% 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 Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 118 86.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 18 13.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Watsonville (State Suburbs), 86.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 119 100.0 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 Watsonville (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 Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 8.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 23 19.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 38 31.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 38 31.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 12 9.9 532,756 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 2.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Watsonville (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 19.0% had 1 bedroom, 31.4% had 2 bedrooms and 31.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.3. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 70 58.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 23 19.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 23 19.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 3.3 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 Watsonville (State Suburbs), 58.3% were owned outright, 19.2% were owned with a mortgage and 19.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 64 52.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 55 45.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Watsonville (State Suburbs), of all households, 52.5% were family households, 45.1% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 64.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Watsonville (State Suburbs), 64.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 50 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 488 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
None 6 5.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 58 48.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 31 26.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 20 16.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 3.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Watsonville (State Suburbs), 48.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.8% 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 Watsonville % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 38.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 8 61.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Watsonville (State Suburbs), there were 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 38.5%) were male and 8 (or 61.5%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Watsonville % 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 900 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Watsonville (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 $900.

Mortgage and rent Watsonville % 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 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Watsonville (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 $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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