Algester

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code SED30002
People 54,310
Male 49.1%
Female 50.9%
Median age 34
Families 14,649
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 1
All private dwellings 18,898
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,672
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $370
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 26,679 49.1 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 27,634 50.9 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,042 1.9 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 54,310 people in Algester. Of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

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Age Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 4,113 7.6 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 4,180 7.7 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 3,752 6.9 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 3,882 7.1 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 3,564 6.6 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 3,788 7.0 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 4,347 8.0 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 4,040 7.4 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 3,885 7.2 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 3,916 7.2 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 3,577 6.6 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 3,050 5.6 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 2,544 4.7 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 2,079 3.8 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,368 2.5 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 929 1.7 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 588 1.1 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 715 1.3 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Algester was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 21,801 51.6 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 1,442 3.4 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 3,305 7.8 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,607 3.8 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 14,108 33.4 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Algester aged 15 years and over, 51.6% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 19,707 50.7 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 3,778 9.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 15,407 39.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Algester, of people aged 15 years and over, 50.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 789 4.8 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 3,872 23.6 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 817 5.0 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 553 3.4 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 2,501 15.2 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 716 4.4 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 681 4.1 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 960 5.8 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 2,530 15.4 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 419 2.5 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 2,595 15.8 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Algester 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.0% were in primary school, 23.7% in secondary school and 21.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 8,357 19.8 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 4,025 9.5 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,277 3.0 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 6,100 14.4 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 8,531 20.2 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,985 4.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 5,012 11.9 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 24 0.1 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 2,464 5.8 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 315 0.7 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 3,030 7.2 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Algester, 20.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 16,952 23.2 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 14,971 20.5 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 4,689 6.4 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 4,523 6.2 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
Chinese 4,439 6.1 136,389 2.1 1,213,903 3.9

The most common ancestries in Algester were English 23.2%, Australian 20.5%, Irish 6.4%, Scottish 6.2% and Chinese 6.1%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Algester (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 32,643 60.1 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 3,654 6.7 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
England 1,897 3.5 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,779 3.3 47,114 1.0 509,555 2.2
India 1,541 2.8 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9
Vietnam 1,155 2.1 19,544 0.4 219,355 0.9

In Algester, 60.1% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 6.7%, England 3.5%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.3%, India 2.8% and Vietnam 2.1%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 24,753 45.6 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 3,485 6.4 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 2,743 5.1 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 20,608 37.9 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Algester, 37.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 23,452 43.2 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
New Zealand 3,856 7.1 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
England 3,119 5.7 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,466 4.5 64,856 1.4 704,658 3.0
India 2,263 4.2 67,903 1.4 616,939 2.6

In Algester, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 43.2%, New Zealand 7.1%, England 5.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 4.5% and India 4.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 24,257 44.7 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
New Zealand 3,994 7.4 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
England 2,894 5.3 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,475 4.6 64,863 1.4 699,074 3.0
India 2,225 4.1 65,921 1.4 605,777 2.6

In Algester, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 44.7%, New Zealand 7.4%, England 5.3%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 4.6% and India 4.1%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 15,745 29.0 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 11,088 20.4 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 6,639 12.2 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 4,044 7.4 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Buddhism 2,145 3.9 70,789 1.5 563,674 2.4

The most common responses for religion in Algester were No Religion, so described 29.0%, Catholic 20.4%, Anglican 12.2%, Not stated 7.4% and Buddhism 3.9%. In Algester, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (56.0%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Mandarin 2,761 5.1 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Vietnamese 1,773 3.3 25,914 0.6 277,400 1.2
Cantonese 814 1.5 24,900 0.5 280,943 1.2
Hindi 800 1.5 18,163 0.4 159,652 0.7
Punjabi 632 1.2 17,991 0.4 132,496 0.6
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 37,139 68.4 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 5,428 30.3 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Algester 68.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 5.1%, Vietnamese 3.3%, Cantonese 1.5%, Hindi 1.5% and Punjabi 1.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 17,289 60.6 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 7,827 27.4 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 1,268 4.4 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 2,160 7.6 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 28,544 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Algester. Of these 60.6% were employed full time, 27.4% were employed part-time and 7.6% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 2,536 9.6 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 2,347 8.9 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 2,936 11.1 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 6,254 23.7 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 11,032 41.8 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Algester, 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Professionals 4,790 18.2 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 4,330 16.4 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 3,558 13.5 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 2,799 10.6 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 2,730 10.3 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 2,689 10.2 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 2,518 9.5 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3
Labourers 2,495 9.5 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5

The most common occupations in Algester included Professionals 18.2%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.5%, Managers 10.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.3%, Sales Workers 10.2%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 9.5% and Labourers 9.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 1,007 3.8 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 772 2.9 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Road Freight Transport 651 2.5 28,785 1.3 129,528 1.2
Takeaway Food Services 632 2.4 41,958 2.0 189,447 1.8
Primary Education 620 2.4 54,394 2.5 231,198 2.2

Of the employed people in Algester, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.8%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.9%, Road Freight Transport 2.5%, Takeaway Food Services 2.4% and Primary Education 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 706 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,801 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,672 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Algester was $706.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 18,001 68.3 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 1,439 5.5 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Bus 1,308 5.0 63,829 3.0 323,201 3.0
Worked at home 980 3.7 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Train 388 1.5 42,306 2.0 488,012 4.6
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 2,456 9.3 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 20,201 76.5 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Algester, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 68.3%, Car, as passenger 5.5%, Bus 5.0%, Worked at home 3.7% and Train 1.5%. On the day, 9.3% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 76.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 30,075 71.2 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 13,974 33.1 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,388 10.4 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,580 15.6 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Algester, of people aged 15 years and over, 71.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.1% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 10,038 23.8 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 11,490 27.2 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 4,925 11.7 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 3,624 8.6 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Algester, 27.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 4,409 30.1 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 7,612 52.0 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 2,427 16.6 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 198 1.4 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Algester, 52.0% were couple families with children, 30.1% were couple families without children and 16.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.3 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.7 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Algester, 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 3,229 26.9 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 411 3.4 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,670 22.2 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 2,066 17.2 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 619 5.2 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,750 14.6 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 625 5.2 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 645 5.4 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Algester, of couple families with children, 26.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 22.2% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 17,320 94.7 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 971 5.3 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Algester, 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 15,685 90.6 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,316 7.6 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 207 1.2 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 63 0.4 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Algester, 90.6% were separate houses, 7.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flats or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 46 0.3 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 150 0.9 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 728 4.2 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 6,579 38.0 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 9,523 54.9 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 305 1.8 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Algester, of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 4.2% had 2 bedrooms and 38.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 3,964 22.9 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 7,909 45.7 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 4,918 28.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 161 0.9 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 367 2.1 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Algester, 22.9% were owned outright, 45.7% were owned with a mortgage and 28.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 14,070 81.2 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,691 15.5 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 563 3.2 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Algester, of all households, 81.2% were family households, 15.5% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

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Household income Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 12.9 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.6 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Algester, 12.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 15.6% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 370 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.5 -- 12.8 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.8 -- 6.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 541 3.1 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 5,090 29.4 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 7,323 42.3 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 3,943 22.8 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 423 2.4 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Algester, 29.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,491 8.6 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 15,497 89.4 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 340 2.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Algester, 89.4% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 534 51.1 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 512 48.9 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Algester, 51.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 48.9% were female. The median age was 21 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,660 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Algester, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,660.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Algester % Algester Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 370 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Algester, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $370 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,800.

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Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.