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Miles

Code UCL315063 (UCL)
People 1,170
Male 535
Female 635
Median age 38
Families 273
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 521
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $930
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $150
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 Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,170 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 535 45.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 635 54.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 83 7.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,170 people in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 45.7% were male and 54.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.1% of the population.

Age Miles % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 87 7.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 84 7.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 82 7.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 68 5.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 80 6.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 73 6.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 60 5.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 77 6.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 74 6.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 70 6.0 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 49 4.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 49 4.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 52 4.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 59 5.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 67 5.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 49 4.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 35 3.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 53 4.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Miles % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 417 45.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 30 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 72 7.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 105 11.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 287 31.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 45.8% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Miles % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Miles % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 355 47.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 78 10.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 321 42.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Miles % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 27 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 27 years.

Education Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 11 3.5 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 101 32.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 61 19.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 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 23 7.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 4.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 99 31.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 313 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.6% were in primary school, 19.8% in secondary school and 11.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,016 86.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 68 6.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 36 3.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 37 3.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 930 86.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Miles % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Miles % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 337 64.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 133 25.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 36 6.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 14 2.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 520 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 520 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 64.8% were employed full time, 25.6% were employed part-time and 2.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 51 10.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 33 6.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 44 8.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 91 18.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 252 49.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Miles % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 532 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,195 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 930 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities) was $532.

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

Unpaid work Miles % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 593 65.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 255 28.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 95 10.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 267 29.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.0% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Miles % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 165 18.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 217 23.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 108 11.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 103 11.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 116 42.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 104 38.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 43 15.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 3.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.1% were couple families with children, 42.5% were couple families without children and 15.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 28.9 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 71.1 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities) 28.9% of single parents were male and 71.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,656 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,905 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,905 and those without children was $1,656.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 55 24.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 4.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 42 19.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 29 13.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 1.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 53 24.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 17 7.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 5.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 24.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 19.0% 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 Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 441 96.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 14 3.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), 96.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 414 93.9 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 11 2.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 16 3.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flats, units or apartments and 3.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.9 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 33 7.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 92 20.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 210 47.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 92 20.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 2.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 7.5% had 1 bedroom, 20.9% had 2 bedrooms and 47.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 152 34.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 83 18.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 179 40.7 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.9 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 22 5.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.5% were owned outright, 18.9% were owned with a mortgage and 40.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 269 61.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 152 34.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 20 4.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 61.0% were family households, 34.5% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.

Household income Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.7% 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 Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.5 -- 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 Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.2 -- 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 Miles % Queensland % Australia %
None 41 9.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 180 41.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 148 33.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 63 14.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 1.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.4% 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 Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 82 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 34 41.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 48 58.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 10 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 82 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 34 (or 41.5%) were male and 48 (or 58.5%) were female. The median age was 10 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,083 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,083.

Mortgage and rent Miles % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 185 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,150 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $185 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,150.

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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