2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Hope Island

Code SSC30771 (SSC)
People 8,483
Male 4,201
Female 4,282
Median age 45
Families 2,542
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 4,376
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,543
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,650
Median weekly rent $425
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 Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Total 8,483 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,201 49.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,282 50.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 45 0.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,483 people in Hope Island (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 385 4.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 453 5.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 515 6.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 448 5.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 390 4.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 351 4.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 413 4.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 554 6.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 612 7.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 710 8.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 720 8.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 616 7.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 799 9.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 627 7.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 411 4.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 251 3.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 115 1.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 111 1.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hope Island (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,310 60.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 244 3.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 721 10.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 273 3.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,588 22.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hope Island (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.4% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hope Island (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,735 60.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 668 10.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,802 29.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Hope Island (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hope Island (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 90 3.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 215 9.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 97 4.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 282 12.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 131 5.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 66 2.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 236 10.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 132 5.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 242 10.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 48 2.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 759 33.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,298 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hope Island (State Suburbs) 27.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.8% were in primary school, 18.8% in secondary school and 16.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,873 57.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,248 42.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 505 6.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 441 5.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,520 45.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Hope Island (State Suburbs), 45.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 42.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,501 59.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,205 28.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 192 4.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 276 6.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,174 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,174 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hope Island (State Suburbs). Of these 59.9% were employed full time, 28.9% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 424 10.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 345 8.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 442 11.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 543 13.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,956 50.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hope Island (State Suburbs), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hope Island (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 721 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,769 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,543 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hope Island (State Suburbs) was $721.

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

Unpaid work Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,961 69.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,777 24.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 563 7.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 909 12.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Hope Island (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.9% provided care for children and 7.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,491 20.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,932 27.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 937 13.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 601 8.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hope Island (State Suburbs), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,380 54.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 897 35.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 246 9.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 21 0.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hope Island (State Suburbs), 35.3% were couple families with children, 54.2% were couple families without children and 9.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.2 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.8 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Hope Island (State Suburbs) 21.2% of single parents were male and 78.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,223 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,543 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hope Island (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,543 and those without children was $2,223.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 482 21.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 106 4.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 389 17.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 333 14.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 126 5.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 576 25.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 94 4.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 172 7.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Hope Island (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 17.1% 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 Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,156 78.6 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 857 21.4 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Hope Island (State Suburbs), 78.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,982 62.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 673 21.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 432 13.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 65 2.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Hope Island (State Suburbs), 62.8% were separate houses, 21.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 36 1.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 535 17.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,415 44.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,123 35.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 34 1.1 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hope Island (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 17.0% had 2 bedrooms and 44.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,063 33.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 974 30.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,055 33.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 47 1.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hope Island (State Suburbs), 33.7% were owned outright, 30.9% were owned with a mortgage and 33.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,512 79.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 548 17.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 95 3.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Hope Island (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.6% were family households, 17.4% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hope Island (State Suburbs), 17.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.7% 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 Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 425 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.3 -- 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 Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,650 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
None 55 1.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,008 31.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,476 46.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 558 17.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 59 1.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Hope Island (State Suburbs), 31.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.7% 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 Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 45 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 44.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 25 55.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hope Island (State Suburbs), there were 45 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 44.4%) were male and 25 (or 55.6%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,171 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hope Island (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,171.

Mortgage and rent Hope Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 400 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,284 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Hope Island (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,284.

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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