St Lucia

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC32670
People 12,574
Male 48%
Female 52%
Median age 23
Families 1,831
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 4,283
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,385
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $430
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

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
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 6,041 48.0 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 6,538 52.0 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 59 0.5 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 12,574 people in St Lucia. Of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

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Age St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 23 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 339 2.7 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 425 3.4 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 311 2.5 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 2,146 17.1 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 3,783 30.1 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,320 10.5 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 783 6.2 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 602 4.8 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 432 3.4 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 343 2.7 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 366 2.9 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 333 2.6 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 365 2.9 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 364 2.9 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 254 2.0 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 199 1.6 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 98 0.8 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 123 1.0 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in St Lucia was 23 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 8.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 3,023 26.3 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 112 1.0 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 357 3.1 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 212 1.8 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 7,809 67.8 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in St Lucia aged 15 years and over, 26.3% were married and 4.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 2,398 29.7 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 551 6.8 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 5,122 63.5 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In St Lucia, of people aged 15 years and over, 29.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 90 1.1 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 452 5.5 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 15 0.2 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 33 0.4 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 123 1.5 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 42 0.5 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 156 1.9 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 86 1.0 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 6,408 77.5 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 66 0.8 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 794 9.6 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In St Lucia 65.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 6.0% were in primary school, 3.8% in secondary school and 78.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 4,653 40.4 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 673 5.8 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 109 0.9 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 286 2.5 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 4,367 37.9 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 124 1.1 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 185 1.6 488,554 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 95 0.8 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 9 0.1 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 834 7.2 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in St Lucia, 37.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 3.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 3,203 19.0 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Chinese 2,584 15.3 136,389 2.1 1,213,903 3.9
Australian 2,478 14.7 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,396 8.3 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 1,095 6.5 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in St Lucia were English 19.0%, Chinese 15.3%, Australian 14.7%, Irish 8.3% and Scottish 6.5%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in St Lucia (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 5,793 46.2 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,237 9.9 47,114 1.0 509,555 2.2
Malaysia 737 5.9 14,848 0.3 138,364 0.6
Singapore 457 3.6 6,716 0.1 54,939 0.2
England 326 2.6 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
Indonesia 316 2.5 7,321 0.2 73,213 0.3

In St Lucia, 46.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 9.9%, Malaysia 5.9%, Singapore 3.6%, England 2.6% and Indonesia 2.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 6,421 51.1 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 576 4.6 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 636 5.1 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,130 32.9 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In St Lucia, 32.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 51.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 4,777 38.1 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,379 11.0 64,856 1.4 704,658 3.0
Malaysia 805 6.4 16,163 0.3 156,829 0.7
England 476 3.8 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
Singapore 395 3.1 5,525 0.1 46,364 0.2

In St Lucia, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 38.1%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 11.0%, Malaysia 6.4%, England 3.8% and Singapore 3.1%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 4,723 37.6 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,396 11.1 64,863 1.4 699,074 3.0
Malaysia 811 6.5 17,655 0.4 167,467 0.7
England 414 3.3 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
Singapore 402 3.2 6,232 0.1 51,958 0.2

In St Lucia, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 37.6%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 11.1%, Malaysia 6.5%, England 3.3% and Singapore 3.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 4,983 39.7 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,853 14.8 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 1,303 10.4 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 1,083 8.6 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Islam 891 7.1 44,885 1.0 604,240 2.6

The most common responses for religion in St Lucia were No Religion, so described 39.7%, Catholic 14.8%, Not stated 10.4%, Anglican 8.6% and Islam 7.1%. In St Lucia, No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (44.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Mandarin 1,749 14.0 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Malay 429 3.4 1,893 0.0 17,942 0.1
Indonesian 301 2.4 5,551 0.1 67,891 0.3
Cantonese 299 2.4 24,900 0.5 280,943 1.2
Vietnamese 258 2.1 25,914 0.6 277,400 1.2
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 6,904 55.1 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,654 42.0 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In St Lucia 55.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 14.0%, Malay 3.4%, Indonesian 2.4%, Cantonese 2.4% and Vietnamese 2.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,972 35.8 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,260 41.0 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 348 6.3 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 926 16.8 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 5,506 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in St Lucia. Of these 35.8% were employed full time, 41.0% were employed part-time and 16.8% 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
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,284 28.0 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 574 12.5 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 404 8.8 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 523 11.4 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,449 31.6 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in St Lucia, 28.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 31.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,875 40.9 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 618 13.5 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 531 11.6 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 515 11.2 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 402 8.8 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 339 7.4 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Technicians and Trades Workers 181 4.0 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 61 1.3 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in St Lucia included Professionals 40.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 13.5%, Sales Workers 11.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.2%, Managers 8.8%, Labourers 7.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 4.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.3%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Higher Education 660 14.6 28,546 1.3 155,985 1.5
Cafes and Restaurants 223 4.9 49,488 2.3 253,385 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 153 3.4 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Legal Services 119 2.6 19,239 0.9 104,051 1.0
Secondary Education 110 2.4 36,640 1.7 177,487 1.7

Of the employed people in St Lucia, the most common responses for industry of employment included Higher Education 14.6%, Cafes and Restaurants 4.9%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.4%, Legal Services 2.6% and Secondary Education 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 323 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 2,039 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,385 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in St Lucia was $323.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,617 35.2 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 583 12.7 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Bus 574 12.5 63,829 3.0 323,201 3.0
Worked at home 244 5.3 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Bicycle 212 4.6 21,679 1.0 107,756 1.0
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 919 20.1 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,883 41.0 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In St Lucia, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 35.2%, Walked only 12.7%, Bus 12.5%, Worked at home 5.3% and Bicycle 4.6%. On the day, 20.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 41.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,116 61.9 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,630 14.2 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 669 5.8 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,452 30.0 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In St Lucia, of people aged 15 years and over, 61.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 14.2% provided care for children and 5.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 3,606 31.4 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,348 20.4 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 725 6.3 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 438 3.8 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in St Lucia, 20.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 805 44.1 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 719 39.4 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 177 9.7 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 123 6.7 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in St Lucia, 39.4% were couple families with children, 44.1% were couple families without children and 9.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 23.6 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 76.4 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In St Lucia, 23.6% of single parents were male and 76.4% 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
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 251 16.5 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 84 5.5 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 279 18.3 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 263 17.3 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 160 10.5 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 329 21.6 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 51 3.3 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 107 7.0 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In St Lucia, of couple families with children, 16.5% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 18.3% 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 St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 3,633 91.0 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 360 9.0 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In St Lucia, 91.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,210 33.3 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 252 6.9 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 2,152 59.2 186,780 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 St Lucia, 33.3% were separate houses, 6.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 59.2% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.2 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 139 3.8 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,464 40.5 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,080 29.9 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 857 23.7 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 66 1.8 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In St Lucia, of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 40.5% had 2 bedrooms and 29.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 958 26.6 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 546 15.1 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,011 55.8 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 21 0.6 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 71 2.0 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in St Lucia, 26.6% were owned outright, 15.1% were owned with a mortgage and 55.8% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 1,808 50.1 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 782 21.7 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,021 28.3 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In St Lucia, of all households, 50.1% were family households, 21.7% were single person households and 28.3% were group households.

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Household income St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 27.4 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.2 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In St Lucia, 27.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 20.2% 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 St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 430 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 66.3 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 33.7 -- 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 St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.3 -- 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 St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 740 20.4 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,635 45.2 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 840 23.2 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 312 8.6 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 92 2.5 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In St Lucia, 45.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 176 4.9 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,366 93.1 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 72 2.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In St Lucia, 93.1% 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.
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 22 39.3 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 34 60.7 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 23 --

In St Lucia, 39.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 60.7% were female. The median age was 20 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
St Lucia % St Lucia 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 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,542 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In St Lucia, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,542.

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
St Lucia % St Lucia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 463 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In St Lucia, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $463 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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.