2011 Census QuickStats

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Ravenshoe (L)

Code UCL321092 (UCL)
People 860
Male 429
Female 431
Median age 45
Families 212
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 442
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $631
Median monthly mortgage repayments $737
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 860 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 429 49.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 431 50.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 168 19.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 860 people in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 19.6% of the population.

Age Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 54 6.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 57 6.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 62 7.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 42 4.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 34 4.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 44 5.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 38 4.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 41 4.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 54 6.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 45 5.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 45 5.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 71 8.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 65 7.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 64 7.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 56 6.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 32 3.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 28 3.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 24 2.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 283 41.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 23 3.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 90 13.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 55 8.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 233 34.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 41.4% were married and 16.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 250 43.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 67 11.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 265 45.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 6 2.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 39 18.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 31 14.5 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 38 17.8 154,133 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 4 1.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5 2.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 12 5.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 79 36.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 214 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 24.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.9% were in primary school, 17.8% in secondary school and 3.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 717 83.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 97 12.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 56 7.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 37 4.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 589 75.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 75.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 138 49.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 101 35.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 13 4.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 29 10.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 281 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 281 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 49.1% were employed full time, 35.9% were employed part-time and 10.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 40 15.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 21 8.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 35 13.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 38 15.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 102 40.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 15.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 357 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 848 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 631 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $357.

Travel to work, top responses Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 440 64.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 143 20.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 115 16.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 148 21.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.8% provided care for children and 16.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 111 16.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 133 19.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 83 12.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 116 16.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 19.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 95 45.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 71 33.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 45 21.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.6% were couple families with children, 45.0% were couple families without children and 21.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 9.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 90.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 9.5% of single parents were male and 90.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,333 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,333 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 18 10.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 3.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 19 11.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 15 9.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 9.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 70 42.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 5 3.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 18 10.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 10.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 11.4% 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 Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 334 82.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 71 17.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 297 88.9 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 20 6.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 5.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 1.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 24 7.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 80 24.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 163 48.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 58 17.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.2 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 7.2% had 1 bedroom, 24.0% had 2 bedrooms and 48.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 146 43.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 60 17.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 125 37.3 513,413 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 4 1.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.6% were owned outright, 17.9% were owned with a mortgage and 37.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 213 63.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 115 34.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 2.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 63.6% were family households, 34.3% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 49.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 49.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.1% 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 Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.7 -- 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 Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 737 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
None 40 12.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 146 43.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 98 29.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 41 12.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.3% 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 Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 166 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 78 47.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 88 53.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 166 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 78 (or 47.0%) were male and 88 (or 53.0%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 778 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $778.

Mortgage and rent Ravenshoe (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,603 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,603.

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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