The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released its 2011 Census data and here is some interesting data for the Carindale region.
The median age in Carindale is 40 and there’s an average of 2.9 people and 1.9 motor vehicles per household. The average weekly household income is $1,957 and monthly mortgage repayments $2,058. The median weekly rent is $440.
It’s important to remember that this information is from just one data set of Carindale.
Home property snapshot
Carindale is above the state and national average when it comes to the number of ‘separate house’ dwellings with far less flats/units than the average.
|Dwelling structure||Carindale %||QLD %||Australia %|
|Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc||10.6||8.4||9.9|
|Flat, unit or apartment||1.7||11.7||13.6|
There is a significant difference in the property types in Carina. At the time of census in Carina, 66.3% were separate houses, 30.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc and 3.2% were flats, units or apartments. In Carina Heights, 62.6% were separate houses, 27.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc and 10.0% were flats, units or apartments.
|Median weekly incomes||Carindale||QLD||Australia|
|(People aged 15 years and over)|
Carindale folk can consider themselves relatively financially fortunate with the Carindale median weekly personal income being $674, 13% higher than the state average and 15% higher than the Australian average.
|Religious affiliation, top responses||Carindale %||QLD %||Australia %|
Carindale is higher than the Queensland and Australian average for ‘Catholics’ and below average average for those of ‘no religion’, according to the ABS data. If you pop over to Carina Heights, those with ‘no religion’ is at 20.5% and in Carina 21%.
ABS data shows that the number of people reporting ‘No Religion’ nationally has increased from 15% of the population in 2001 to 22% in 2011. Between 2001 and 2011, the number of people in Australia reporting a non-Christian faith increased from around 0.9 million to 1.5 million, accounting for 7.2% of the total population in 2011 (up from 4.9% in 2001). The most common non-Christian religions in 2011 were Buddhism (2.5% of the population), Islam (2.2%) and Hinduism (1.3%).
According to ABS data, 67.6% of people in Carindale were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 3.6%, England 3.5%, South Africa 3.0%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.6% and India 1.3%.
In Carindale, 48.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.8% of people had both parents born overseas. And 8% had only their father born overseas and 4.8% had just their mother born overseas.
ABS data shows that 24.6% of Australia’s population was born overseas and 43.1% of people have at least one overseas-born parent, showing that multiculturalism touches just about everyone in Australia – whether at home, work, education institutions, clubs and other groups.
In Carindale 31.6% of people were attending an educational institution at the time of the census. Of these, 28.2% were in primary school, 26.5% in secondary school and 27.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.
From primary school onwards, Carindale has a higher percentage of its population in an education institution than the national average.
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