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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Wivenhoe Pocket

Code SSC31788 (SSC)
People 498
Male 260
Female 238
Median age 40
Families 144
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 186
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,424
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,846
Median weekly rent $163
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Total 498 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 260 52.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 238 47.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 1.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 498 people in Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs) of these 52.2% were male and 47.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 33 6.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 34 6.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 51 10.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 28 5.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 15 3.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 13 2.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 25 5.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 34 6.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 35 7.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 32 6.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 43 8.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 46 9.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 43 8.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 21 4.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 14 2.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 10 2.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 10 2.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 1.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 225 59.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 13 3.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 42 11.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 11 2.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 85 22.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.8% were married and 14.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 212 61.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 35 10.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 100 28.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 49 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 49 years.

Education Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 2.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 51 36.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 2.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 16 11.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 2.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 14.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 6.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 6.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 4 2.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 23 16.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 141 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs) 28.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.6% were in primary school, 27.7% in secondary school and 13.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 426 86.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 62 13.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 25 5.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 24 5.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 351 76.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), 76.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 141 58.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 80 32.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 8 3.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 14 5.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 243 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 243 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs). Of these 58.0% were employed full time, 32.9% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 29 12.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 25 10.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 28 12.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 34 14.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 106 45.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 593 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,385 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,424 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs) was $593.

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

Unpaid work Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 278 73.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 119 31.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 45 12.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 92 24.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.6% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 56 14.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 99 26.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 55 14.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 66 17.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 59 41.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 68 47.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 14 9.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 2.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), 47.2% were couple families with children, 41.0% were couple families without children and 9.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,458 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,807 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,807 and those without children was $1,458.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 28 21.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 3.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 38 29.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 17 13.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 4.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 23 18.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 6 4.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 3.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 29.7% 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 Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 161 91.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 15 8.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), 91.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 161 100.0 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 Wivenhoe Pocket (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 Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 27 16.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 61 38.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 69 43.1 532,756 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 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 16.9% had 2 bedrooms and 38.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 64 39.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 81 50.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 17 10.5 513,413 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 0 0.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), 39.5% were owned outright, 50.0% were owned with a mortgage and 10.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 130 80.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 26 16.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 3.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.2% were family households, 16.0% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), 18.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.4% 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 Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 163 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.7 -- 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 Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,846 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.0 -- 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 Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 28 17.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 75 46.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 55 34.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), 17.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 34.2% 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 Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 100.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wivenhoe Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,458 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wivenhoe Pocket (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,458.

Mortgage and rent Wivenhoe Pocket % 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 Wivenhoe Pocket (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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