2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Wights Mountain

Code SSC31768 (SSC)
People 725
Male 360
Female 365
Median age 41
Families 211
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 256
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,089
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $430
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Total 725 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 360 49.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 365 50.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 1.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 725 people in Wights Mountain (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 54 7.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 44 6.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 40 5.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 73 10.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 34 4.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 17 2.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 37 5.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 61 8.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 55 7.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 67 9.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 61 8.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 58 8.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 54 7.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 38 5.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 16 2.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 9 1.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wights Mountain (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 366 62.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 11 1.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 36 6.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 13 2.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 159 27.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wights Mountain (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.6% were married and 7.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wights Mountain (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 341 62.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 39 7.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 166 30.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wights Mountain (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 11 5.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 46 20.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 4.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 4.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 25 11.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 3.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 23 10.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 15 6.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 41 18.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 35 15.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 221 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wights Mountain (State Suburbs) 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.0% were in primary school, 24.4% in secondary school and 24.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 544 75.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 179 25.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 47 6.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 53 7.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 418 60.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), 60.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 228 55.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 143 35.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 18 4.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 19 4.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 408 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 408 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wights Mountain (State Suburbs). Of these 55.9% were employed full time, 35.0% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 49 12.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 48 12.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 45 11.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 40 10.1 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 190 48.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wights Mountain (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 698 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,194 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,089 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wights Mountain (State Suburbs) was $698.

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

Unpaid work Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 492 84.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 194 33.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 77 13.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 179 30.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 84.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.2% provided care for children and 13.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 146 25.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 177 30.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 94 16.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 72 12.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), 30.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 85 40.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 109 51.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 18 8.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), 51.4% were couple families with children, 40.1% were couple families without children and 8.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 42.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 57.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Wights Mountain (State Suburbs) 42.1% of single parents were male and 57.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,476 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,115 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,115 and those without children was $2,476.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 36 18.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 5.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 55 28.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 29 15.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 6.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 33 17.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 7 3.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 4.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% had both employed part-time and 28.5% 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 Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 237 94.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 13 5.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 237 100.0 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 Wights Mountain (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 Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 1.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 9 3.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 69 29.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 154 65.3 532,756 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 3.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 3.8% had 2 bedrooms and 29.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 104 43.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 114 47.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 12 5.0 513,413 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 8 3.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), 43.7% were owned outright, 47.9% were owned with a mortgage and 5.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 205 86.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 29 12.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.5% were family households, 12.2% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 27.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), 13.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 27.4% 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 Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 430 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.7 -- 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 Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 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 Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 35 14.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 110 46.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 91 38.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), 14.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 38.6% 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 Wights Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 60.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 40.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 5 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wights Mountain (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 60.0%) were male and 4 (or 40.0%) were female. The median age was 5 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wights Mountain % 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 2,250 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wights Mountain (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 $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Wights Mountain % 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 1,083 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wights Mountain (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 $1,083.

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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