2011 Census QuickStats

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Forest Hill (L)

Code UCL322044 (UCL)
People 394
Male 189
Female 205
Median age 26
Families 92
Average children per family 2.3
All private dwellings 162
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $806
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 394 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 189 48.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 205 52.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 3.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 394 people in Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

Age Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 31 7.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 35 8.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 27 6.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 35 8.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 65 16.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 18 4.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 25 6.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 18 4.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 20 5.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 20 5.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 26 6.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 14 3.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 28 7.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 13 3.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 11 2.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 26 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 26 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 110 37.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 11 3.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 28 9.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 10 3.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 138 46.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 37.0% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 38 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 85 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 99 38.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 22 8.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 135 52.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 28 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 28 years.

Education Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 6 3.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 39 22.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.7 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 25 14.4 154,133 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 13 7.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 37 21.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 48 27.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 174 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 43.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.7% were in primary school, 14.9% in secondary school and 27.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 307 77.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 50 15.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 27 8.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 17 5.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 234 71.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 71.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 81 52.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 54 35.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4 2.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 15 9.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 154 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 154 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 52.6% were employed full time, 35.1% were employed part-time and 9.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 25 17.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 17 12.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 14 9.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 25 17.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 51 36.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 17.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 407 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 880 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 806 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $407.

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

Unpaid work Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 208 70.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 72 24.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 35 11.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 67 22.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.2% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 67 22.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 83 28.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 29 9.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 29 9.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 32 34.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 32 34.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 26 28.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 3.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.4% were couple families with children, 34.4% were couple families without children and 28.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,583 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,583 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,583 and those without children was $1,583.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 13 21.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 4.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 4 6.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 12 19.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 9.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 13 21.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 16.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 21.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 6.6% 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 Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 130 90.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 14 9.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 121 93.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 3.9 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 2.3 181,717 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 Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.8% were separate houses, 3.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 2.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 25 19.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 67 52.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 29 22.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 3.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 19.5% had 2 bedrooms and 52.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 35 27.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 30 23.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 57 44.5 513,413 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 6 4.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.3% were owned outright, 23.4% were owned with a mortgage and 44.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 88 69.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 25 19.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 11.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 69.3% were family households, 19.7% were single person households and 11.0% were group households.

Household income Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.6% 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 Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 75.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 24.6 -- 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 Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.5 -- 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 Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
None 5 3.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 50 38.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 48 37.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 23 17.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 2.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.8% 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 Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 20.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 12 80.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 20.0%) were male and 12 (or 80.0%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Forest Hill (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Forest Hill (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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