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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Yorkeys Knob

Code SSC31853 (SSC)
People 2,766
Male 1,439
Female 1,327
Median age 39
Families 715
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 1,531
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $938
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,473
Median weekly rent $230
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,766 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,439 52.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,327 48.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 187 6.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,766 people in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs) of these 52.0% were male and 48.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.8% of the population.

Age Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 156 5.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 129 4.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 138 5.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 143 5.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 182 6.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 223 8.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 193 7.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 237 8.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 197 7.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 218 7.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 239 8.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 200 7.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 205 7.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 131 4.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 81 2.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 49 1.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 22 0.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 22 0.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 769 32.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 98 4.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 380 16.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 84 3.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,015 43.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 32.8% were married and 20.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 673 32.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 378 18.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,019 49.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 32.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 21 2.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 137 18.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 21 2.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 1.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 100 13.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 29 4.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 57 7.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 119 16.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 19 2.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 209 28.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 724 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs) 26.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.6% were in primary school, 17.7% in secondary school and 24.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,972 71.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 681 26.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 235 9.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 204 8.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,413 55.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), 55.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 900 58.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 436 28.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 91 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 122 7.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,549 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,549 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs). Of these 58.1% were employed full time, 28.1% were employed part-time and 7.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 135 9.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 134 9.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 161 11.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 283 19.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 620 43.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 620 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,279 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 938 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs) was $620.

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

Unpaid work Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,711 73.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 561 23.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 208 8.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 404 17.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.9% provided care for children and 8.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 549 23.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 690 29.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 276 11.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 195 8.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), 29.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 340 47.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 205 28.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 155 21.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 2.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), 28.7% were couple families with children, 47.6% were couple families without children and 21.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs) 23.4% of single parents were male and 76.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,087 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,087 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 127 23.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 19 3.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 108 19.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 84 15.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 36 6.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 82 15.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 41 7.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 50 9.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 19.7% 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 Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,251 88.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 169 11.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), 88.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 518 41.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 211 16.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 504 40.2 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 21 1.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), 41.3% were separate houses, 16.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 40.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 70 5.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 624 49.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 370 29.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 152 12.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 2.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.6% had 1 bedroom, 49.7% had 2 bedrooms and 29.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 242 19.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 307 24.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 663 52.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 2.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), 19.3% were owned outright, 24.5% were owned with a mortgage and 52.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 708 56.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 471 37.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 73 5.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), of all households, 56.5% were family households, 37.6% were single person households and 5.8% were group households.

Household income Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), 28.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.6% 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 Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 22.3 -- 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 Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,473 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
None 106 8.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 586 46.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 398 31.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 121 9.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 42 3.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), 46.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.7% 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 Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 190 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 89 46.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 101 53.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), there were 190 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 89 (or 46.8%) were male and 101 (or 53.2%) 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 Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,050 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,050.

Mortgage and rent Yorkeys Knob % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 6,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Yorkeys Knob (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $6,300.

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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