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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Witta

Code SSC31787 (SSC)
People 1,230
Male 605
Female 625
Median age 50
Families 375
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 598
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $831
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $298
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,230 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 605 49.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 625 50.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,230 people in Witta (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Witta % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 48 3.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 67 5.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 80 6.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 84 6.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 34 2.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 23 1.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 36 2.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 43 3.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 90 7.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 103 8.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 112 9.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 124 10.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 130 10.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 107 8.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 76 6.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 42 3.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 24 2.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 0.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 50 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Witta (State Suburbs) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Witta % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 562 54.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 40 3.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 119 11.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 52 5.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 259 25.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Witta (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.5% were married and 15.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Witta % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Witta (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Witta % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 518 55.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 89 9.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 335 35.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Witta (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Witta % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Witta (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 12 3.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 73 23.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 27 8.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 76 24.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 3.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 16 5.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 31 10.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 5 1.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 53 17.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 306 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Witta (State Suburbs) 24.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.0% were in primary school, 29.4% in secondary school and 14.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 925 75.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 304 25.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 118 10.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 66 5.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 689 58.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Witta (State Suburbs), 58.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Witta % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Witta % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 264 46.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 229 40.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 33 5.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 43 7.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 569 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 569 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Witta (State Suburbs). Of these 46.4% were employed full time, 40.2% were employed part-time and 7.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 80 15.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 83 15.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 65 12.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 68 12.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 192 36.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Witta (State Suburbs), 15.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 15.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Witta (State Suburbs) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Witta % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 428 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 972 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 831 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Witta (State Suburbs) was $428.

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

Unpaid work Witta % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 808 78.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 239 23.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 123 11.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 306 29.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Witta (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.1% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Witta % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 168 16.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 300 29.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 167 16.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 173 16.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Witta (State Suburbs), 29.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 204 54.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 112 29.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 55 14.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Witta (State Suburbs), 29.9% were couple families with children, 54.4% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Witta (State Suburbs) 24.1% of single parents were male and 75.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,287 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,375 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Witta (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,375 and those without children was $1,287.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 46 14.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 6.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 43 13.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 34 10.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 29 9.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 108 34.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 13 4.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 23 7.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Witta (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.6% had both partners employed full-time, 6.3% had both employed part-time and 13.6% 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 Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 504 87.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 75 13.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Witta (State Suburbs), 87.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 500 99.2 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 4 0.8 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Witta (State Suburbs), 99.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 20 4.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 87 17.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 240 47.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 151 29.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 0.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Witta (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 17.2% had 2 bedrooms and 47.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 246 48.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 172 34.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 77 15.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Witta (State Suburbs), 48.8% were owned outright, 34.1% were owned with a mortgage and 15.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 373 73.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 117 23.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 17 3.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Witta (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.6% were family households, 23.1% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Witta (State Suburbs), 33.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.1% 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 Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 298 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 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 Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.6 -- 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 Witta % Queensland % Australia %
None 5 1.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 178 35.2 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 223 44.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 92 18.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 1.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Witta (State Suburbs), 35.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.2% 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 Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 50.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 50.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 4 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Witta (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 50.0%) were male and 4 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 4 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Witta % 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 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 941 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Witta (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $941.

Mortgage and rent Witta % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 318 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Witta (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $318 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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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