Rothwell

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC32506
People 7,165
Male 46.3%
Female 53.7%
Median age 41
Families 1,845
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.8
All private dwellings 2,708
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,157
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,647
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

(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
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 3,317 46.3 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,846 53.7 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 242 3.4 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 7,165 people in Rothwell. Of these 46.3% were male and 53.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.4% of the population.

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Age Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 436 6.1 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 501 7.0 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 463 6.5 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 489 6.8 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 448 6.2 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 374 5.2 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 372 5.2 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 349 4.9 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 418 5.8 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 445 6.2 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 409 5.7 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 376 5.2 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 316 4.4 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 361 5.0 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 399 5.6 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 349 4.9 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 273 3.8 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 394 5.5 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Rothwell was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 2,651 45.9 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 247 4.3 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 515 8.9 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 591 10.2 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,775 30.7 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Rothwell aged 15 years and over, 45.9% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 2,302 46.8 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 500 10.2 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,122 43.1 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Rothwell, of people aged 15 years and over, 46.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 63 3.1 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 379 18.8 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 108 5.4 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 149 7.4 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 247 12.2 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 72 3.6 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 164 8.1 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 99 4.9 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 197 9.8 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 48 2.4 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 492 24.4 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Rothwell 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.3% were in primary school, 23.5% in secondary school and 14.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 547 9.5 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 500 8.7 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 176 3.1 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 922 16.0 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 905 15.7 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 281 4.9 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 942 16.4 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 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 565 9.8 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 32 0.6 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 721 12.5 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Rothwell, 15.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.2% 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 Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 3,030 30.8 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 2,623 26.6 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 788 8.0 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 709 7.2 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 392 4.0 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Rothwell were English 30.8%, Australian 26.6%, Irish 8.0%, Scottish 7.2% and German 4.0%.

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

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Country of birth Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 5,186 72.3 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 414 5.8 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
England 368 5.1 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
Philippines 64 0.9 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
South Africa 62 0.9 40,131 0.9 162,449 0.7
India 57 0.8 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9

In Rothwell, 72.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 5.8%, England 5.1%, Philippines 0.9%, South Africa 0.9% and India 0.8%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 1,836 25.6 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 494 6.9 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 331 4.6 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,879 54.1 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Rothwell, 54.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 4,234 59.2 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 573 8.0 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 473 6.6 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
Scotland 139 1.9 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2
Samoa 127 1.8 21,141 0.4 63,447 0.3

In Rothwell, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 59.2%, England 8.0%, New Zealand 6.6%, Scotland 1.9% and Samoa 1.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 4,408 61.7 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 544 7.6 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 473 6.6 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
Samoa 109 1.5 19,554 0.4 58,724 0.3
Scotland 103 1.4 46,925 1.0 245,915 1.1

In Rothwell, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 61.7%, England 7.6%, New Zealand 6.6%, Samoa 1.5% and Scotland 1.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,880 26.2 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,261 17.6 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 1,148 16.0 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 616 8.6 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Christian, nfd 423 5.9 143,355 3.0 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Rothwell were No Religion, so described 26.2%, Catholic 17.6%, Anglican 16.0%, Not stated 8.6% and Christian, nfd 5.9%. In Rothwell, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (68.8%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Samoan 100 1.4 14,969 0.3 44,869 0.2
Malayalam 43 0.6 7,614 0.2 53,206 0.2
Afrikaans 34 0.5 12,525 0.3 43,741 0.2
Hindi 28 0.4 18,163 0.4 159,652 0.7
French 20 0.3 11,988 0.3 70,873 0.3
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English only spoken at home 6,155 86.2 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 246 9.6 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Rothwell 86.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Samoan 1.4%, Malayalam 0.6%, Afrikaans 0.5%, Hindi 0.4% and French 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,646 55.6 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 940 31.8 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 137 4.6 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 235 7.9 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 2,958 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rothwell. Of these 55.6% were employed full time, 31.8% were employed part-time and 7.9% 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
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 330 12.2 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 254 9.4 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 351 13.0 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 588 21.7 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,052 38.8 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Rothwell, 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 418 15.3 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 386 14.2 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 385 14.1 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Professionals 378 13.9 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Sales Workers 322 11.8 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 321 11.8 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Managers 246 9.0 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 224 8.2 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Rothwell included Technicians and Trades Workers 15.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 14.1%, Professionals 13.9%, Sales Workers 11.8%, Labourers 11.8%, Managers 9.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.2%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 123 4.6 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Aged Care Residential Services 111 4.2 40,967 1.9 211,621 2.0
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 92 3.5 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Takeaway Food Services 82 3.1 41,958 2.0 189,447 1.8
Combined Primary and Secondary Education 81 3.0 26,748 1.3 122,286 1.1

Of the employed people in Rothwell, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.6%, Aged Care Residential Services 4.2%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.5%, Takeaway Food Services 3.1% and Combined Primary and Secondary Education 3.0%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 537 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,378 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,157 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rothwell was $537.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,852 68.9 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 191 7.1 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 82 3.1 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Walked only 57 2.1 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Bus 49 1.8 63,829 3.0 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 154 5.7 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 2,119 78.0 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Rothwell, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 68.9%, Car, as passenger 7.1%, Worked at home 3.1%, Walked only 2.1% and Bus 1.8%. On the day, 5.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 78.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,778 65.6 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,581 27.4 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 692 12.0 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 970 16.8 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Rothwell, of people aged 15 years and over, 65.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.8% 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
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,172 20.3 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,420 24.6 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 645 11.2 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 543 9.4 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rothwell, 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 695 37.5 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 736 39.7 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 399 21.5 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 22 1.2 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Rothwell, 39.7% were couple families with children, 37.5% were couple families without children and 21.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 12.9 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 87.1 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Rothwell, 12.9% of single parents were male and 87.1% 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
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 260 18.1 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 42 2.9 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 261 18.2 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 232 16.2 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 76 5.3 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 420 29.3 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 72 5.0 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 71 5.0 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Rothwell, of couple families with children, 18.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 18.2% 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 Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 2,451 94.2 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 152 5.8 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Rothwell, 94.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,743 71.1 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 417 17.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 288 11.8 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Rothwell, 71.1% were separate houses, 17.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.8% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 5 0.2 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 310 12.7 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 959 39.3 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,112 45.6 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 53 2.2 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rothwell, of occupied private dwellings 0.2% had 1 bedroom, 12.7% had 2 bedrooms and 39.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 720 29.4 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 579 23.7 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 940 38.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 142 5.8 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 65 2.7 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Rothwell, 29.4% were owned outright, 23.7% were owned with a mortgage and 38.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 1,814 74.0 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 576 23.5 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 60 2.4 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Rothwell, of all households, 74.0% were family households, 23.5% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 24.1 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.0 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Rothwell, 24.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 8.0% 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 Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 360 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.2 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.8 -- 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 Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 135 5.5 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,022 41.7 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 799 32.6 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 429 17.5 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 64 2.6 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Rothwell, 41.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 397 16.2 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,997 81.3 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 63 2.6 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Rothwell, 81.3% 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.
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 129 52.9 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 115 47.1 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Rothwell, 52.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.1% were female. The median age was 17 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
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,062 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Rothwell, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,062.

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
Rothwell % Rothwell Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 350 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Rothwell, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,900.

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.