2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Wynnum West

Code SSC31831 (SSC)
People 11,745
Male 5,708
Female 6,037
Median age 38
Families 3,166
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 4,669
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,267
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $355
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 Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Total 11,745 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,708 48.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,037 51.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 332 2.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,745 people in Wynnum West (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

Age Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 848 7.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 767 6.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 758 6.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 701 6.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 618 5.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 727 6.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 802 6.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 918 7.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 868 7.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 789 6.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 679 5.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 648 5.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 646 5.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 536 4.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 403 3.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 352 3.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 294 2.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 393 3.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wynnum West (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,258 45.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 317 3.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,026 10.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 698 7.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,078 32.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wynnum West (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.4% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wynnum West (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,894 45.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 981 11.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,602 42.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wynnum West (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 151 4.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 703 22.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 214 6.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 72 2.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 434 14.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 151 4.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 79 2.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 228 7.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 317 10.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 69 2.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 676 21.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,094 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs) 26.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.0% were in primary school, 21.5% in secondary school and 17.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 8,461 72.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,243 29.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 855 7.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 630 5.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,280 57.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs), 57.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,597 62.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,488 25.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 346 6.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 322 5.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,753 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,753 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wynnum West (State Suburbs). Of these 62.5% were employed full time, 25.9% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 494 9.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 469 8.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 526 9.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,108 20.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,488 45.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wynnum West (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wynnum West (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 606 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,521 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,267 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wynnum West (State Suburbs) was $606.

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

Unpaid work Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,522 69.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,948 31.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 953 10.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,509 16.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.4% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,030 21.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,457 26.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,141 12.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 893 9.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wynnum West (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,121 35.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,369 43.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 622 19.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 53 1.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wynnum West (State Suburbs), 43.3% were couple families with children, 35.4% were couple families without children and 19.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs) 19.7% of single parents were male and 80.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,041 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,292 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,292 and those without children was $2,041.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 648 26.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 85 3.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 524 21.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 365 14.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 96 3.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 476 19.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 159 6.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 134 5.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 21.1% 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 Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,307 95.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 229 5.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,484 80.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 535 12.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 283 6.6 181,717 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 Wynnum West (State Suburbs), 80.9% were separate houses, 12.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 34 0.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 227 5.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 374 8.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,331 54.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,244 28.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 93 2.2 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.3% had 1 bedroom, 8.7% had 2 bedrooms and 54.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,218 28.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,470 34.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,483 34.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 24 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 110 2.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wynnum West (State Suburbs), 28.3% were owned outright, 34.1% were owned with a mortgage and 34.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 3,082 71.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,064 24.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 160 3.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.6% were family households, 24.7% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs), 22.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.0% 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 Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 355 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
None 413 9.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,629 37.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,541 35.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 581 13.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 141 3.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs), 37.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.5% 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 Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 327 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 162 49.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 165 50.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wynnum West (State Suburbs), there were 327 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 162 (or 49.5%) were male and 165 (or 50.5%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,134 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,134.

Mortgage and rent Wynnum West % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wynnum West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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