Russell Island

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC32520
People 2,836
Male 51.4%
Female 48.6%
Median age 55
Families 730
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all households (a) 0.4
All private dwellings 1,789
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $695
Median monthly mortgage repayments $975
Median weekly rent $230
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3

(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
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 1,458 51.4 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,379 48.6 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 93 3.3 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,836 people in Russell Island. Of these 51.4% were male and 48.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.3% of the population.

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Age Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 55 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 98 3.5 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 129 4.6 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 126 4.4 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 113 4.0 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 69 2.4 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 66 2.3 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 81 2.9 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 91 3.2 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 160 5.6 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 196 6.9 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 226 8.0 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 284 10.0 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 316 11.2 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 352 12.4 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 281 9.9 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 151 5.3 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 58 2.0 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 35 1.2 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Russell Island was 55 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 31.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 990 40.0 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 169 6.8 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 491 19.8 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 167 6.7 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 660 26.6 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Russell Island aged 15 years and over, 40.0% were married and 26.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 842 38.6 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 237 10.9 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,103 50.5 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Russell Island, of people aged 15 years and over, 38.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 11 1.8 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 151 24.7 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 11 1.8 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 98 16.0 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 14 2.3 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 46 7.5 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 39 6.4 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 23 3.8 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 218 35.7 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Russell Island 21.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.1% were in primary school, 19.7% in secondary school and 14.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 221 8.9 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 193 7.8 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 91 3.7 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 462 18.7 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 252 10.2 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 120 4.8 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 420 17.0 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 7 0.3 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 316 12.8 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 7 0.3 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 315 12.7 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Russell Island, 10.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 22.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 1,332 33.1 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 890 22.1 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 415 10.3 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 388 9.6 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 194 4.8 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Russell Island were English 33.1%, Australian 22.1%, Irish 10.3%, Scottish 9.6% and German 4.8%.

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 Russell Island (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 1,985 70.5 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 187 6.6 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
England 172 6.1 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
Philippines 35 1.2 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
Germany 28 1.0 20,387 0.4 102,595 0.4
Netherlands 21 0.7 14,067 0.3 70,172 0.3

In Russell Island, 70.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 6.6%, England 6.1%, Philippines 1.2%, Germany 1.0% and Netherlands 0.7%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 739 26.1 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 197 6.9 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 153 5.4 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,519 53.6 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Russell Island, 53.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 1,682 59.2 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 254 8.9 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 195 6.9 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
Scotland 52 1.8 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2
Germany 38 1.3 34,868 0.7 170,571 0.7

In Russell Island, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 59.2%, England 8.9%, New Zealand 6.9%, Scotland 1.8% and Germany 1.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 1,736 61.6 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 232 8.2 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 212 7.5 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
Germany 47 1.7 33,417 0.7 169,618 0.7
Philippines 47 1.7 57,947 1.2 325,049 1.4

In Russell Island, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 61.6%, England 8.2%, New Zealand 7.5%, Germany 1.7% and Philippines 1.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 929 32.7 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 523 18.4 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 437 15.4 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 282 9.9 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Christian, nfd 135 4.8 143,355 3.0 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Russell Island were No Religion, so described 32.7%, Anglican 18.4%, Catholic 15.4%, Not stated 9.9% and Christian, nfd 4.8%. In Russell Island, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (58.9%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
German 16 0.6 16,488 0.4 79,353 0.3
Filipino 15 0.5 11,371 0.2 71,220 0.3
Russian 11 0.4 6,005 0.1 50,314 0.2
Italian 9 0.3 20,009 0.4 271,597 1.2
Turkish 7 0.2 2,054 0.0 58,355 0.2
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English only spoken at home 2,496 88.4 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 100 7.2 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Russell Island 88.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.6%, Filipino 0.5%, Russian 0.4%, Italian 0.3% and Turkish 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 279 35.5 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 311 39.5 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 42 5.3 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 155 19.7 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 787 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Russell Island. Of these 35.5% were employed full time, 39.5% were employed part-time and 19.7% 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
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 105 16.8 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 94 15.0 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 108 17.3 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 99 15.8 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 181 29.0 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Russell Island, 16.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 15.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 29.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Community and Personal Service Workers 100 16.2 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 100 16.2 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Technicians and Trades Workers 89 14.4 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 74 12.0 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Sales Workers 70 11.3 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 68 11.0 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 55 8.9 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 52 8.4 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Russell Island included Community and Personal Service Workers 16.2%, Labourers 16.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.4%, Professionals 12.0%, Sales Workers 11.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.0%, Managers 8.9% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 44 7.8 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Aged Care Residential Services 27 4.8 40,967 1.9 211,621 2.0
House Construction 26 4.6 17,098 0.8 86,030 0.8
Primary Education 18 3.2 54,394 2.5 231,198 2.2
Real Estate Services 16 2.8 25,278 1.2 109,931 1.0

Of the employed people in Russell Island, the most common responses for industry of employment included Supermarket and Grocery Stores 7.8%, Aged Care Residential Services 4.8%, House Construction 4.6%, Primary Education 3.2% and Real Estate Services 2.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 402 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 797 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 695 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Russell Island was $402.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 183 30.0 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Ferry, car as driver 129 21.1 1,784 0.1 3,674 0.0
Worked at home 43 7.0 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Walked only 27 4.4 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 26 4.3 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 232 37.6 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 398 64.0 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Russell Island, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 30.0%, Ferry, car as driver 21.1%, Worked at home 7.0%, Walked only 4.4% and Car, as passenger 4.3%. On the day, 37.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 64.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,605 64.7 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 381 15.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 392 15.8 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 406 16.3 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Russell Island, of people aged 15 years and over, 64.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 15.3% provided care for children and 15.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.3% 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
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 374 15.0 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 588 23.6 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 379 15.2 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 273 11.0 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Russell Island, 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 402 55.6 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 146 20.2 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 160 22.1 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 15 2.1 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Russell Island, 20.2% were couple families with children, 55.6% were couple families without children and 22.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 25.3 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 74.7 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Russell Island, 25.3% of single parents were male and 74.7% 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
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 23 4.2 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 16 2.9 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 51 9.4 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 41 7.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 62 11.4 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 303 55.7 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 17 3.1 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 31 5.7 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Russell Island, of couple families with children, 4.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 9.4% 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

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 Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,299 76.5 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 400 23.5 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Russell Island, 76.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,288 99.2 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 8 0.6 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Russell Island, 99.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.8 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 68 5.2 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 466 35.8 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 594 45.6 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 121 9.3 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 42 3.2 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Russell Island, of occupied private dwellings 5.2% had 1 bedroom, 35.8% had 2 bedrooms and 45.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 1.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 504 38.4 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 326 24.8 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 425 32.3 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 8 0.6 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 51 3.9 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Russell Island, 38.4% were owned outright, 24.8% were owned with a mortgage and 32.3% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 720 55.3 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 501 38.4 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 82 6.3 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Russell Island, of all households, 55.3% were family households, 38.4% were single person households and 6.3% were group households.

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Household income Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 45.1 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.4 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Russell Island, 45.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 1.4% 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 Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 230 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.3 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 18.7 -- 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 Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 975 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 161 12.3 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 656 50.3 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 320 24.5 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 112 8.6 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 56 4.3 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Russell Island, 50.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 291 22.4 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 958 73.7 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 51 3.9 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Russell Island, 73.7% 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.
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 51 54.8 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 42 45.2 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 38 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Russell Island, 54.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 45.2% were female. The median age was 38 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
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 731 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Russell Island, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $731.

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
Russell Island % Russell Island Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 235 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Russell Island, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $235 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,192.

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.