2011 Census QuickStats

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Queenstown

Code UCL615018 (UCL)
People 1,975
Male 1,038
Female 937
Median age 39
Families 510
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,152
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $821
Median monthly mortgage repayments $758
Median weekly rent $125
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 Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 1,975 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,038 52.6 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 937 47.4 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 135 6.8 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,975 people in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 52.6% were male and 47.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.8% of the population.

Age Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 159 8.1 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 117 5.9 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 137 7.0 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 116 5.9 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 105 5.3 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 98 5.0 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 110 5.6 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 137 7.0 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 159 8.1 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 130 6.6 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 140 7.1 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 129 6.5 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 118 6.0 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 114 5.8 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 93 4.7 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 59 3.0 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 32 1.6 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 18 0.9 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 670 43.0 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 51 3.3 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 154 9.9 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 114 7.3 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 569 36.5 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 43.0% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 595 42.9 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 205 14.8 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 588 42.4 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 21 4.2 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 64 12.8 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 96 19.2 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 94 18.8 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 1.2 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 42 8.4 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 10 2.0 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 8 1.6 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 159 31.8 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 500 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities) 25.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.0% were in primary school, 20.1% in secondary school and 10.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,716 87.0 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 164 8.9 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 76 4.1 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 49 2.7 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,550 84.3 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 531 60.2 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 227 25.7 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 40 4.5 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 84 9.5 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 882 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 882 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 60.2% were employed full time, 25.7% were employed part-time and 9.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 107 13.4 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 62 7.8 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 64 8.0 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 65 8.2 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 462 58.0 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 413 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,143 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 821 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities) was $413.

Travel to work, top responses Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,008 64.7 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 415 26.7 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 149 9.6 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 278 17.9 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% provided care for children and 9.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 234 15.0 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 358 23.0 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 209 13.4 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 205 13.2 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 216 42.4 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 198 38.9 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 92 18.1 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.6 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.9% were couple families with children, 42.4% were couple families without children and 18.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.8 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.2 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities) 13.8% of single parents were male and 86.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,867 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $1,867.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 64 15.5 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 2.9 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 96 23.3 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 86 20.9 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21 5.1 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 89 21.6 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 18 4.4 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 26 6.3 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 15.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 23.3% 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 Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 838 77.6 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 242 22.4 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 796 95.0 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 32 3.8 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 1.2 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), 95.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 27 3.2 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 159 19.0 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 497 59.3 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 135 16.1 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 2.4 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 19.0% had 2 bedrooms and 59.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 404 48.1 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 191 22.7 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 215 25.6 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.8 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 2.7 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.1% were owned outright, 22.7% were owned with a mortgage and 25.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 498 59.4 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 325 38.7 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 16 1.9 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 59.4% were family households, 38.7% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.1 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.0 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.0% 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 Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 125 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 9.5 -- 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 Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 758 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.9 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.1 -- 7.5 -- 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 Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
None 111 13.2 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 330 39.4 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 261 31.1 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 115 13.7 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 21 2.5 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.7% 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 Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 134 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 71 53.0 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 63 47.0 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 134 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 71 (or 53.0%) were male and 63 (or 47.0%) 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 Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 974 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $974.

Mortgage and rent Queenstown % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Queenstown (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 $867.

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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