Nerang

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC32136
People 16,864
Male 48.2%
Female 51.8%
Median age 40
Families 4,399
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.7
All private dwellings 7,094
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,170
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

(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
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 8,124 48.2 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 8,736 51.8 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 436 2.6 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 16,864 people in Nerang. Of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

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Age Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 40 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,036 6.1 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,079 6.4 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 962 5.7 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 986 5.8 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 986 5.8 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,058 6.3 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,153 6.8 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,072 6.4 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,156 6.9 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,131 6.7 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,138 6.7 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,036 6.1 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 953 5.6 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 926 5.5 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 697 4.1 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 534 3.2 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 402 2.4 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 566 3.4 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Nerang was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 5,688 41.2 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 612 4.4 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,704 12.4 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 937 6.8 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,850 35.2 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Nerang aged 15 years and over, 41.2% were married and 16.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 5,087 40.9 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,506 12.1 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 5,833 46.9 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Nerang, of people aged 15 years and over, 40.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 243 5.2 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,004 21.6 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 217 4.7 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 154 3.3 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 664 14.3 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 140 3.0 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 169 3.6 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 293 6.3 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 483 10.4 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 125 2.7 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,154 24.8 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Nerang 27.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 16.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,573 11.4 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,272 9.2 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 433 3.1 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,460 17.8 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,213 16.0 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 677 4.9 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,066 15.0 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 15 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 1,093 7.9 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 49 0.4 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,521 11.0 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Nerang, 16.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 7,052 29.9 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 5,883 24.9 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,874 7.9 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 1,866 7.9 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 897 3.8 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Nerang were English 29.9%, Australian 24.9%, Irish 7.9%, Scottish 7.9% and German 3.8%.

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

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Country of birth Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 11,622 69.0 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 1,527 9.1 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
England 764 4.5 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
India 154 0.9 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9
Philippines 140 0.8 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
Germany 112 0.7 20,387 0.4 102,595 0.4

In Nerang, 69.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 9.1%, England 4.5%, India 0.9%, Philippines 0.8% and Germany 0.7%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 5,005 29.7 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,352 8.0 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,027 6.1 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 8,285 49.1 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Nerang, 49.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 9,363 55.6 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
New Zealand 1,833 10.9 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
England 1,257 7.5 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
Scotland 245 1.5 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2
India 214 1.3 67,903 1.4 616,939 2.6

In Nerang, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 55.6%, New Zealand 10.9%, England 7.5%, Scotland 1.5% and India 1.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 9,725 57.6 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
New Zealand 1,837 10.9 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
England 1,191 7.1 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
Scotland 216 1.3 46,925 1.0 245,915 1.1
India 210 1.2 65,921 1.4 605,777 2.6

In Nerang, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 57.6%, New Zealand 10.9%, England 7.1%, Scotland 1.3% and India 1.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 5,368 31.8 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 3,374 20.0 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 2,747 16.3 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 1,490 8.8 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Christian, nfd 719 4.3 143,355 3.0 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Nerang were No Religion, so described 31.8%, Catholic 20.0%, Anglican 16.3%, Not stated 8.8% and Christian, nfd 4.3%. In Nerang, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (60.8%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Japanese 114 0.7 16,877 0.4 55,966 0.2
German 97 0.6 16,488 0.4 79,353 0.3
Mandarin 83 0.5 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Spanish 79 0.5 21,006 0.4 140,817 0.6
Punjabi 72 0.4 17,991 0.4 132,496 0.6
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English only spoken at home 14,363 85.2 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 810 12.2 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Nerang 85.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Japanese 0.7%, German 0.6%, Mandarin 0.5%, Spanish 0.5% and Punjabi 0.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 4,395 54.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,692 33.2 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 363 4.5 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 668 8.2 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 8,118 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Nerang. Of these 54.1% were employed full time, 33.2% were employed part-time and 8.2% 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
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 866 11.6 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 756 10.1 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,072 14.4 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,605 21.5 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,793 37.5 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Nerang, 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,300 17.5 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 1,019 13.7 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,000 13.4 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Professionals 963 12.9 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 933 12.5 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 884 11.9 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 712 9.6 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 499 6.7 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Nerang included Technicians and Trades Workers 17.5%, Labourers 13.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.4%, Professionals 12.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.5%, Sales Workers 11.9%, Managers 9.6% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 6.7%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 274 3.7 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 245 3.3 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Aged Care Residential Services 221 3.0 40,967 1.9 211,621 2.0
Takeaway Food Services 197 2.7 41,958 2.0 189,447 1.8
Accommodation 178 2.4 29,602 1.4 113,377 1.1

Of the employed people in Nerang, the most common responses for industry of employment included Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.7%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.3%, Aged Care Residential Services 3.0%, Takeaway Food Services 2.7% and Accommodation 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 584 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,437 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,170 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Nerang was $584.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 5,417 72.8 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 398 5.4 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 318 4.3 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Walked only 102 1.4 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Train 67 0.9 42,306 2.0 488,012 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 243 3.3 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 5,924 79.5 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Nerang, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 72.8%, Car, as passenger 5.4%, Worked at home 4.3%, Walked only 1.4% and Train 0.9%. On the day, 3.3% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 79.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,307 67.5 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,833 27.8 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,471 10.7 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,008 14.6 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Nerang, of people aged 15 years and over, 67.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.8% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.6% 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
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 2,949 21.4 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,594 26.1 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,569 11.4 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,189 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 Nerang, 26.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% 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 Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,594 36.3 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,762 40.1 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 985 22.4 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 53 1.2 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Nerang, 40.1% were couple families with children, 36.3% were couple families without children and 22.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 16.6 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.4 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Nerang, 16.6% of single parents were male and 83.4% 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
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 702 20.8 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 170 5.0 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 756 22.4 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 494 14.7 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 233 6.9 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 689 20.4 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 156 4.6 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 170 5.0 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Nerang, of couple families with children, 20.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 22.4% 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 Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 6,307 93.4 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 446 6.6 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Nerang, 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 3,906 61.9 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,714 27.2 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 528 8.4 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 141 2.2 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Nerang, 61.9% were separate houses, 27.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.4% were flats or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 42 0.7 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 380 6.0 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 983 15.6 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 3,178 50.4 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,524 24.2 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 197 3.1 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Nerang, of occupied private dwellings 6.0% had 1 bedroom, 15.6% had 2 bedrooms and 50.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,433 22.7 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,224 35.3 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,203 35.0 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 210 3.3 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 233 3.7 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Nerang, 22.7% were owned outright, 35.3% were owned with a mortgage and 35.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 4,231 67.1 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,765 28.0 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 311 4.9 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Nerang, of all households, 67.1% were family households, 28.0% were single person households and 4.9% were group households.

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Household income Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 24.5 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.5 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Nerang, 24.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 7.5% 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 Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 350 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.3 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 16.7 -- 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 Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 455 7.2 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,263 35.9 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,134 33.8 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,186 18.8 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 272 4.3 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Nerang, 35.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,071 17.0 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 5,025 79.6 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 215 3.4 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Nerang, 79.6% 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.
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 210 47.6 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 231 52.4 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Nerang, 47.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.4% were female. The median age was 25 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
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,294 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Nerang, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,294.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Nerang % Nerang Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 350 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Nerang, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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.