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St George

Code UCL315091 (UCL)
People 2,647
Male 1,296
Female 1,351
Median age 34
Families 643
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 1,174
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,040
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People St George % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,647 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,296 49.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,351 51.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 566 21.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,647 people in St George (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 21.4% of the population.

Age St George % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 263 9.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 230 8.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 227 8.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 146 5.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 154 5.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 166 6.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 182 6.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 172 6.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 180 6.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 176 6.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 163 6.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 143 5.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 141 5.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 93 3.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 80 3.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 63 2.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 36 1.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 33 1.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in St George (Urban Centres and Localities) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.4% of the population.

Registered marital status St George % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 945 49.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 61 3.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 132 6.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 107 5.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 679 35.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in St George (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 49.1% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status St George % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in St George (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status St George % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 794 48.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 210 12.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 627 38.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In St George (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in St George (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education St George % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 37 4.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 134 17.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 144 18.7 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 132 17.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 0.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 0.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 33 4.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 23 3.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 15 2.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 241 31.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 769 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In St George (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.9% were in primary school, 18.4% in secondary school and 7.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth St George % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,367 89.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses St George % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 125 5.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 81 3.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 54 2.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,160 89.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In St George (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses St George % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment St George % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 798 63.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 316 25.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 85 6.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 67 5.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,266 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,266 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in St George (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 63.0% were employed full time, 25.0% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked St George % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 93 7.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 78 6.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 149 12.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 171 14.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 628 52.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in St George (Urban Centres and Localities), 7.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status St George % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in St George (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation St George % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes St George % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 571 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,235 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,040 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in St George (Urban Centres and Localities) was $571.

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

Unpaid work St George % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,256 65.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 607 31.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 190 9.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 456 23.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In St George (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.6% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours St George % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 334 17.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 449 23.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 252 13.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 219 11.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in St George (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition St George % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 231 35.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 292 45.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 111 17.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in St George (Urban Centres and Localities), 45.3% were couple families with children, 35.9% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents St George % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 10.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In St George (Urban Centres and Localities) 10.5% of single parents were male and 89.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes St George % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,860 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,823 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In St George (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,823 and those without children was $1,860.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families St George % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 140 26.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 23 4.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 126 24.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 71 13.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 2.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 66 12.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 36 6.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 46 8.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In St George (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 26.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 24.1% 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 St George % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 897 87.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 132 12.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In St George (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure St George % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 752 83.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 56 6.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 71 7.9 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 19 2.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in St George (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.7% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.9% were flats, units or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms St George % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.9 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 34 3.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 136 15.1 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 431 48.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 262 29.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 3.0 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 St George (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 15.1% had 2 bedrooms and 48.0% 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 St George % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 248 27.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 274 30.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 351 39.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 2.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in St George (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.6% were owned outright, 30.5% were owned with a mortgage and 39.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St George % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 638 71.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 232 25.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 28 3.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In St George (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 71.0% were family households, 25.8% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income St George % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In St George (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.4% 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 St George % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 St George % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 St George % Queensland % Australia %
None 74 8.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 299 33.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 316 35.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 183 20.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 27 3.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In St George (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.4% 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 St George % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 569 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 262 46.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 307 54.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in St George (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 569 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 262 (or 46.0%) were male and 307 (or 54.0%) 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 St George % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 781 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In St George (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $781.

Mortgage and rent St George % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,206 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In St George (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,206.

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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