Ferny Grove

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code SED30029
People 45,719
Male 49.4%
Female 50.6%
Median age 39
Families 12,975
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.9
All private dwellings 16,525
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,007
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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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
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 22,580 49.4 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 23,144 50.6 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 730 1.6 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 45,719 people in Ferny Grove. Of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

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Age Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 2,984 6.5 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 3,583 7.8 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 3,371 7.4 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 3,151 6.9 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 2,331 5.1 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 2,138 4.7 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 2,573 5.6 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 3,077 6.7 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 3,927 8.6 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 3,758 8.2 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 3,187 7.0 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 2,782 6.1 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 2,503 5.5 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 2,447 5.4 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,750 3.8 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 965 2.1 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 548 1.2 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 653 1.4 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Ferny Grove was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 20,393 57.0 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 884 2.5 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 2,631 7.4 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,381 3.9 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 10,505 29.3 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Ferny Grove aged 15 years and over, 57.0% were married and 9.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 18,752 56.7 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 3,199 9.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 11,112 33.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Ferny Grove, of people aged 15 years and over, 56.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 699 5.0 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 3,159 22.5 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,022 7.3 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 489 3.5 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,955 13.9 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 874 6.2 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 689 4.9 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 693 4.9 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 2,328 16.6 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 297 2.1 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,858 13.2 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Ferny Grove 30.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.2% were in primary school, 25.0% in secondary school and 21.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 10,031 28.0 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 3,960 11.1 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,138 3.2 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 4,854 13.6 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 5,970 16.7 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,282 3.6 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 3,801 10.6 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 15 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,629 4.6 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 67 0.2 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 2,104 5.9 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Ferny Grove, 16.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 20,179 30.4 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 17,964 27.1 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 7,018 10.6 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 6,051 9.1 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 3,007 4.5 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Ferny Grove were English 30.4%, Australian 27.1%, Irish 10.6%, Scottish 9.1% and German 4.5%.

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 Ferny Grove (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 36,023 78.9 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 2,361 5.2 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 1,230 2.7 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
South Africa 548 1.2 40,131 0.9 162,449 0.7
Scotland 266 0.6 21,879 0.5 119,417 0.5
India 237 0.5 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9

In Ferny Grove, 78.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.2%, New Zealand 2.7%, South Africa 1.2%, Scotland 0.6% and India 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 9,586 21.0 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 3,883 8.5 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 2,717 5.9 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 27,652 60.5 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Ferny Grove, 60.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 30,479 66.7 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 3,757 8.2 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 1,754 3.8 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
South Africa 675 1.5 46,102 1.0 190,816 0.8
Scotland 654 1.4 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2

In Ferny Grove, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 66.7%, England 8.2%, New Zealand 3.8%, South Africa 1.5% and Scotland 1.4%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 31,699 69.4 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 3,214 7.0 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 1,673 3.7 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
South Africa 681 1.5 46,654 1.0 193,412 0.8
Scotland 586 1.3 46,925 1.0 245,915 1.1

In Ferny Grove, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 69.4%, England 7.0%, New Zealand 3.7%, South Africa 1.5% and Scotland 1.3%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 14,612 32.0 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 10,968 24.0 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 7,065 15.5 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 3,305 7.2 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 2,632 5.8 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Ferny Grove were No Religion, so described 32.0%, Catholic 24.0%, Anglican 15.5%, Not stated 7.2% and Uniting Church 5.8%. In Ferny Grove, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (62.7%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
German 213 0.5 16,488 0.4 79,353 0.3
Spanish 187 0.4 21,006 0.4 140,817 0.6
Afrikaans 179 0.4 12,525 0.3 43,741 0.2
Italian 168 0.4 20,009 0.4 271,597 1.2
Mandarin 150 0.3 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
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English only spoken at home 41,301 90.4 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,363 8.7 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Ferny Grove 90.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.5%, Spanish 0.4%, Afrikaans 0.4%, Italian 0.4% and Mandarin 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 13,985 58.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 7,680 31.9 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 1,123 4.7 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 1,288 5.3 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 24,076 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ferny Grove. Of these 58.1% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 5.3% 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
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 2,766 12.1 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 2,344 10.3 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 2,573 11.3 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 3,942 17.3 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 10,042 44.1 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Ferny Grove, 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Professionals 6,295 27.6 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 3,689 16.2 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 3,084 13.5 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 2,946 12.9 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 2,582 11.3 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 1,822 8.0 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 1,355 5.9 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 698 3.1 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Ferny Grove included Professionals 27.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.2%, Managers 13.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.3%, Sales Workers 8.0%, Labourers 5.9% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 3.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 1,167 5.1 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
State Government Administration 877 3.9 36,185 1.7 158,980 1.5
Primary Education 770 3.4 54,394 2.5 231,198 2.2
Defence 643 2.8 17,707 0.8 75,462 0.7
Computer System Design and Related Services 519 2.3 23,232 1.1 162,884 1.5

Of the employed people in Ferny Grove, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.1%, State Government Administration 3.9%, Primary Education 3.4%, Defence 2.8% and Computer System Design and Related Services 2.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 796 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 2,192 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,007 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ferny Grove was $796.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 13,485 59.2 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Train 1,754 7.7 42,306 2.0 488,012 4.6
Worked at home 1,427 6.3 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 961 4.2 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Train, car as driver 665 2.9 11,835 0.6 86,003 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 3,047 13.4 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 15,558 68.3 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Ferny Grove, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 59.2%, Train 7.7%, Worked at home 6.3%, Car, as passenger 4.2% and Train, car as driver 2.9%. On the day, 13.4% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 68.3% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 29,089 81.3 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 12,635 35.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,193 11.7 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 8,944 25.0 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Ferny Grove, of people aged 15 years and over, 81.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.3% 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, 25.0% 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
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 8,739 24.4 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 11,235 31.4 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 5,401 15.1 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 3,717 10.4 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ferny Grove, 31.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 4,576 35.3 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 6,692 51.6 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,585 12.2 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 124 1.0 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Ferny Grove, 51.6% were couple families with children, 35.3% were couple families without children and 12.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.3 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.7 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Ferny Grove, 19.3% of single parents were male and 80.7% 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
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 2,534 22.5 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 418 3.7 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,927 26.0 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,635 14.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 521 4.6 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,942 17.2 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 652 5.8 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 644 5.7 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Ferny Grove, of couple families with children, 22.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 26.0% 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

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 15,255 94.7 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 853 5.3 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

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

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 14,150 92.8 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 710 4.7 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 359 2.4 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 6 0.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Ferny Grove, 92.8% were separate houses, 4.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.4% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 20 0.1 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 112 0.7 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 993 6.5 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 6,036 39.6 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 7,888 51.7 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 205 1.3 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ferny Grove, of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 6.5% had 2 bedrooms and 39.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 5,046 33.1 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 7,097 46.5 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,648 17.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 206 1.4 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 254 1.7 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Ferny Grove, 33.1% were owned outright, 46.5% were owned with a mortgage and 17.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 12,640 82.8 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,345 15.4 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 272 1.8 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Ferny Grove, of all households, 82.8% were family households, 15.4% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

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Household income Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 11.3 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 25.4 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Ferny Grove, 11.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 25.4% 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 Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 380 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 438 2.9 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 4,066 26.7 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 6,676 43.8 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 3,774 24.7 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 298 2.0 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Ferny Grove, 26.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 901 5.9 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 14,110 92.5 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 237 1.6 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Ferny Grove, 92.5% 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.
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 380 52.1 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 349 47.9 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Ferny Grove, 52.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.9% were female. The median age was 20 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
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,830 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Ferny Grove, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,830.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Ferny Grove % Ferny Grove Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 300 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Ferny Grove, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,900.

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Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

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.