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Australia | Queensland | Commonwealth Electoral Divisions

Petrie, Qld

Code CED326 (CED)
People 139,578
Male 67,386
Female 72,192
Median age 38
Families 38,466
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 58,229
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,186
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $310
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 Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Total 139,578 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 67,386 48.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 72,192 51.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3,228 2.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 139,578 people in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

Age Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 10,116 7.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 9,334 6.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 9,077 6.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 9,211 6.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8,149 5.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8,595 6.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 8,998 6.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 10,165 7.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 10,102 7.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 9,434 6.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 8,657 6.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 8,045 5.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 8,263 5.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 6,382 4.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4,905 3.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3,921 2.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3,203 2.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3,021 2.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53,632 48.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 4,200 3.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 11,214 10.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7,160 6.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 34,848 31.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) aged 15 years and over, 48.3% were married and 13.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49,683 48.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 10,633 10.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 41,346 40.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 1,686 4.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 8,055 21.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,421 6.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,637 4.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 5,080 13.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,563 4.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,559 4.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,574 6.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3,873 10.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 974 2.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 8,856 23.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 38,278 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) 27.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.6% were in primary school, 21.4% in secondary school and 16.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 99,476 71.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 39,031 29.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 9,859 7.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7,043 5.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 74,848 57.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 57.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 40,924 60.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 18,839 27.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3,972 5.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4,174 6.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 67,909 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 67,909 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions). Of these 60.3% were employed full time, 27.7% were employed part-time and 6.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 6,190 9.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 5,611 8.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 7,041 11.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 13,202 20.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 27,723 43.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 579 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,439 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,186 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was $579.

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

Unpaid work Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 79,642 71.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 33,144 29.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 12,152 10.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 17,931 16.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.8% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 24,930 22.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 29,548 26.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 13,868 12.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 11,295 10.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 14,793 38.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 16,129 41.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6,957 18.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 587 1.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 41.9% were couple families with children, 38.5% were couple families without children and 18.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.9 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.1 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) 16.9% of single parents were male and 83.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,007 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,219 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,219 and those without children was $2,007.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7,090 22.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 996 3.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 6,175 20.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4,967 16.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,482 4.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 6,301 20.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 1,929 6.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,981 6.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of couple families, 22.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 20.0% 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 Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 51,822 92.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,410 7.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 92.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 41,493 80.1 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5,146 9.9 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4,504 8.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 666 1.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 80.1% were separate houses, 9.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 265 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,809 3.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 7,560 14.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 22,838 44.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 18,420 35.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 930 1.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 14.6% had 2 bedrooms and 44.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 14,637 28.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 17,692 34.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 17,533 33.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 803 1.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,156 2.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 28.2% were owned outright, 34.1% were owned with a mortgage and 33.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 37,497 72.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 12,664 24.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,662 3.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of all households, 72.4% were family households, 24.4% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 24.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.2% 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 Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
None 4,155 8.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 19,513 37.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 18,785 36.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 7,812 15.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,556 3.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.1% 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 Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3,227 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 1,540 47.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 1,687 52.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), there were 3,227 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 1,540 (or 47.7%) were male and 1,687 (or 52.3%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,095 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,095.

Mortgage and rent Petrie, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 290 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Petrie, Qld (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $290 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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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