Chermside

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC30597
People 9,315
Male 45.9%
Female 54.1%
Median age 35
Families 2,196
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 4,785
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,217
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,799
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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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
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 4,281 45.9 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 5,039 54.1 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 274 2.9 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 9,315 people in Chermside. Of these 45.9% were male and 54.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

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Age Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 543 5.8 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 373 4.0 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 294 3.2 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 370 4.0 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 897 9.6 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,102 11.8 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,035 11.1 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 659 7.1 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 549 5.9 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 462 5.0 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 410 4.4 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 451 4.8 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 363 3.9 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 307 3.3 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 344 3.7 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 324 3.5 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 303 3.3 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 537 5.8 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Chermside was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 2,876 35.5 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 317 3.9 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 822 10.1 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 706 8.7 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,387 41.8 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Chermside aged 15 years and over, 35.5% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 2,440 34.5 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 829 11.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,795 53.7 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Chermside, of people aged 15 years and over, 34.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 91 3.4 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 321 11.9 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 90 3.3 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 21 0.8 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 216 8.0 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 65 2.4 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 20 0.7 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 212 7.8 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 611 22.6 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 98 3.6 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 960 35.5 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Chermside 28.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 16.2% were in primary school, 11.1% in secondary school and 30.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,973 24.4 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 703 8.7 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 227 2.8 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 885 10.9 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,394 17.2 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 269 3.3 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 810 10.0 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 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 491 6.1 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 63 0.8 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,095 13.5 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Chermside, 17.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 13.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.7% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 2,803 22.2 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 2,402 19.0 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,145 9.1 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 827 6.5 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
Indian 628 5.0 74,094 1.1 619,164 2.0

The most common ancestries in Chermside were English 22.2%, Australian 19.0%, Irish 9.1%, Scottish 6.5% and Indian 5.0%.

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 Chermside (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 5,365 57.6 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
India 535 5.7 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9
New Zealand 337 3.6 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
Philippines 284 3.0 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
England 206 2.2 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 205 2.2 47,114 1.0 509,555 2.2

In Chermside, 57.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were India 5.7%, New Zealand 3.6%, Philippines 3.0%, England 2.2% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.2%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,507 37.6 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 528 5.7 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 438 4.7 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,894 41.8 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Chermside, 41.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 37.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 4,355 46.9 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
India 665 7.2 67,903 1.4 616,939 2.6
England 365 3.9 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 351 3.8 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
Philippines 313 3.4 43,562 0.9 270,177 1.2

In Chermside, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 46.9%, India 7.2%, England 3.9%, New Zealand 3.8% and Philippines 3.4%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 4,462 48.0 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
India 669 7.2 65,921 1.4 605,777 2.6
Philippines 374 4.0 57,947 1.2 325,049 1.4
New Zealand 349 3.8 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
England 316 3.4 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6

In Chermside, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 48.0%, India 7.2%, Philippines 4.0%, New Zealand 3.8% and England 3.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 2,587 27.9 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 2,207 23.8 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 1,164 12.5 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 843 9.1 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Uniting Church 399 4.3 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Chermside were No Religion, so described 27.9%, Catholic 23.8%, Not stated 12.5%, Anglican 9.1% and Uniting Church 4.3%. In Chermside, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (55.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Punjabi 233 2.5 17,991 0.4 132,496 0.6
Mandarin 223 2.4 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Korean 162 1.7 19,620 0.4 108,997 0.5
Tagalog 151 1.6 16,999 0.4 111,273 0.5
Malayalam 144 1.5 7,614 0.2 53,206 0.2
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English only spoken at home 5,983 64.2 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,087 25.1 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Chermside 64.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Punjabi 2.5%, Mandarin 2.4%, Korean 1.7%, Tagalog 1.6% and Malayalam 1.5%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,834 60.4 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,281 27.3 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 211 4.5 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 363 7.7 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 4,689 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Chermside. Of these 60.4% were employed full time, 27.3% were employed part-time and 7.7% 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
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 356 8.2 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 427 9.9 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 494 11.4 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,098 25.4 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,733 40.1 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Chermside, 8.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,056 24.4 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 618 14.3 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 547 12.6 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 524 12.1 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 446 10.3 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Sales Workers 428 9.9 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 405 9.3 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 235 5.4 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Chermside included Professionals 24.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.3%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.1%, Managers 10.3%, Sales Workers 9.9%, Labourers 9.3% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 5.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 421 10.0 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Cafes and Restaurants 160 3.8 49,488 2.3 253,385 2.4
State Government Administration 117 2.8 36,185 1.7 158,980 1.5
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 104 2.5 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Aged Care Residential Services 94 2.2 40,967 1.9 211,621 2.0

Of the employed people in Chermside, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 10.0%, Cafes and Restaurants 3.8%, State Government Administration 2.8%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.5% and Aged Care Residential Services 2.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 692 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,549 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,217 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Chermside was $692.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 2,254 52.1 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Bus 612 14.2 63,829 3.0 323,201 3.0
Walked only 372 8.6 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 191 4.4 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 107 2.5 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 784 18.1 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 2,557 59.2 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Chermside, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 52.1%, Bus 14.2%, Walked only 8.6%, Car, as passenger 4.4% and Worked at home 2.5%. On the day, 18.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 59.2% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,256 64.8 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,599 19.7 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 684 8.4 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,112 13.7 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Chermside, of people aged 15 years and over, 64.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.7% provided care for children and 8.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.7% 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
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 2,017 24.9 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,063 25.5 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 673 8.3 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 498 6.1 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Chermside, 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 983 44.8 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 687 31.3 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 427 19.5 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 98 4.5 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Chermside, 31.3% were couple families with children, 44.8% were couple families without children and 19.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 15.3 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.7 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Chermside, 15.3% of single parents were male and 84.7% 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
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 422 25.5 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 69 4.2 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 282 17.0 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 254 15.3 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 110 6.6 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 335 20.2 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 90 5.4 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 95 5.7 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Chermside, of couple families with children, 25.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 17.0% 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

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 Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 4,083 89.7 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 467 10.3 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Chermside, 89.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,153 28.2 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 834 20.4 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 2,088 51.1 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 4 0.1 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Chermside, 28.2% were separate houses, 20.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 51.1% were flats or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 22 0.5 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 495 12.1 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,790 43.8 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,386 33.9 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 243 5.9 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 153 3.7 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Chermside, of occupied private dwellings 12.1% had 1 bedroom, 43.8% had 2 bedrooms and 33.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 661 16.2 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 626 15.3 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,468 60.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 163 4.0 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 168 4.1 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Chermside, 16.2% were owned outright, 15.3% were owned with a mortgage and 60.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 2,156 52.8 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,606 39.3 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 325 8.0 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Chermside, of all households, 52.8% were family households, 39.3% were single person households and 8.0% were group households.

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Household income Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.9 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.9 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Chermside, 23.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 7.9% 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 Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 350 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.8 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 22.2 -- 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 Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,799 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.1 -- 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 Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 684 16.7 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,016 49.4 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 949 23.2 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 231 5.7 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 204 5.0 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Chermside, 49.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 726 17.8 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,189 78.0 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 171 4.2 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Chermside, 78.0% 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.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

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.
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 136 48.9 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 142 51.1 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Chermside, 48.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.1% were female. The median age was 25 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

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
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,234 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Chermside, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,234.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Chermside % Chermside Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 340 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Chermside, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $340 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

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.