Rockhampton Region - Resilience Profile

Rockhampton
Demography
Diversity
5.2% of persons in the Rockhampton Local Government Area identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Rockhampton Regional Council, Queensland Regional Profiles, OESR, p11, February, 2012
Rockhampton
Demography
Population size and structure
Rockhampton local government area has 13.4% of persons aged 65 and over per 100 persons aged 15-64 years
ABS Population by Ages and Sex, Regions of Australia 2010
Age pension
Rockhampton
Demography
Income Support and Concessions
75.3% of Rockhampton local government area, of males aged 65 years and over and females aged 63 years and over, receive the aged pension
Social Health Atlas Public Health Information Development Unit 2011 (2009 data)
Born overseas
Rockhampton
Demography
Diversity
7.5% of Rockhampton local government area population are born overseas
Rockhampton Regional Council, Queensland Regional Profiles, OESR, p14, February, 2012
Business growth
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Economic Activity
Measure under development
Measure under development
Rockhampton
Culturally rich and vibrant commuities
Cultural diversity
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: How strongly do you agree or disagree that it is a good thing for a society to be made up of people from different cultures?
Question: How strongly do you agree or disagree that your local community is welcoming of people from different cultures?
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Service Availability
Measure under development for Rockhampton local government area
Measure under development for Rockhampton local government area
Rockhampton
Democratic and engaged communities
Citizen engagement
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: How strongly do you agree with the following statement? There are local community leaders I can trust.
Dependents
Rockhampton
Demography
Population size and structure
20.9% of Rockhampton local government area population is aged under 15 years
ABS Population by Ages and Sex ,Regions of Australia 2010
Rockhampton
Demography
Income Support and Concessions
6.5% of Rockhampton local government area males aged 16-64 and females aged 16-62 receive the disability support pension
Social Health Atlas Public Health Information Development Unit 2011 (2009 data)
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Income and wealth
Measure under development
Measure under development
Economic diversity
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Economic Activity
The Rockhampton region has an economic diversity rating of .817 compared to Queensland which has a rating of 1.
Data on request from, Lawrence Consulting, The Regional Index of Economic Diversity, 2011.
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Skills
Resilience Profile Survey 2011
Question: What is the highest level of education you have completed?
Emergency relief
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Income and wealth
Data under development
Data under development
Employment rate
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Employment
Rockhampton local government area has an employment rate of 42.9 % of the population aged 15 years and over (2009).
ABS National Regional Profile/ABS Regional Population Growth 2009/10.
Rockhampton
Culturally rich and vibrant commuities
Cultural diversity
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: Which of the following statements best describes your understanding of faith or spirituality? It is:
Question: What is your religion?
Family structure
Rockhampton
Demography
Diversity
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: How would you describe this household?
Financial stress
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Income and wealth
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: If you needed to could you raise $2,000 within two days in an emergency?
Food security
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Income and wealth
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: How many times in the last 12 months has your household run out of food and could not afford to buy more?
Gender
Rockhampton
Demography
Population size and structure
Male: 58,371 Female: 57,155
Australian Bureau of Statistics, Population by Age and Sex, Regions of Australia, 2010, cat. no. 3235.0
Rockhampton
Demography
Income Support and Concessions
7.8% of persons aged 0 to 64 years in the Rockhampton local government area have a health care card
Social Health Atlas Public Health Information Development Unit 2011 (2009 data)
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Community connectedness
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: In the last 12 months, did you help anyone (who does not live with you) with the following activities?
Question: Who did you give this help to?
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Economic Activity
42.7% of the Rockhampton local government area population is employed in high skilled ANZSCO levels 1-3
Rockhampton Regional Council, Queensland Regional Profiles, OESR, p 33, February 2012
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Lifelong learning
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: Does your household have an internet connection?
Homelessness
Rockhampton
Sustainable built and natural environments
Housing
Rockhampton local government area has 476 people identified as homeless.
Census of Population and Housing 2006; SAAP Client Collection 2006; National Census of Homeless School Students 2006.
Household income
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Income and wealth
28.7% of Rockhampton survey respondents household income is in the lowest income bracket.
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: Please indicate the approximate total of the household weekly income from wages/salaries, government benefits, pensions, allowances and other income before tax?
Household insurance
Rockhampton
Sustainable built and natural environments
Disaster vulnerability
72% of Rockhampton survey respondents believe they have adequate household insurance if their home was affected by a natural disaster
Resilience Profile Survey 2011
Question: What type of household insurance do you have?
Rockhampton
Sustainable built and natural environments
Disaster vulnerability
Resilience Profile Survey 2011
Question: Due to its location, is your home at risk from being affected by any of the following natural disaster events in the future?
Rockhampton
Sustainable built and natural environments
Housing
Median house price in Rockhampton is $327,000.
Median price of units/flats/apartment in Rockhampton is $279,500
20.6% of Rockhampton local government area dwellings receive rent assistance from Centrelink
6.1% of low-income households in Rockhampton (households in bottom 40% of income distribution) are in mortgage stress.
24.5% of Rockhampton local government area low-income households (households in bottom 40% of income distribution) are in rental stress
Rockhampton local government area has 1,520 government managed social housing dwellings
Rockhampton local government area has 503 non-government managed social housing dwellings
Social Health Atlas Public Health Information Development Unit 2011 (based on 2009 data);Dept of Communities 2011; Resilience Profile Survey 2011; Queensland Housing Market Report Department of Communities June Quarter 2011;
Question: Is your residence (select one only)
Individual income
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Income and wealth
32.4% of Rockhampton survey respondents’ income is in the lowest income bracket
Resilience Profiles survey 2011
Question: Please indicate the approximate total of all wages/salaries, government benefits, pensions, allowances, and other income you personally recieve per week before tax?
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Economic Activity
Measure under development
Measure under development
Rockhampton
Sustainable built and natural environments
Housing
Rockhampton local government area has 431 people in correctional facilities
Rockhampton local government area has 15 aged care service providers with 1,375 community care places, residential high care, residential low care and transition care places.
Rockhampton local government area has 660 boarding school beds
Australian Boarding School Association; Dept of Health and Aging 2010;ABS, Prisoners in Australia, 2011
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Community connectedness
88.3% of Rockhampton survey respondents would contact a neighbour if the respondent needed assistance
96.1% of Rockhampton survey respondents would ask a neighbour if they needed assistance
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: If you went away would you leave a key with a neighbour?
Question: Do you have the phone number of a neighbour?
Rockhampton
Demography
Diversity
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: What language is mainly spoken in your household?
Local employment
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Employment
Measure under development
Measure under development
Median age
Rockhampton
Demography
Population size and structure
The median age of the Rockhampton local government area is 36.3 years
Rockhampton Regional Council, Queensland Regional Profiles, OESR, p8, February, 2012
Rockhampton
Democratic and engaged communities
Citizen engagement
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: In the last 12 months have you been a member of a committee that makes decisions (like a body corporate, council, church, sport or school committee)?
Rockhampton
Sustainable built and natural environments
Disaster vulnerability
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: On a scale from 1 'very unlikely' to 5 'very likely', how likely are you to get help or critical information from any of the following sources if your home was affected by a natural disaster event?
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Service Availability
Rockhampton local government area has 1 neighbourhood/community centre.
Department of Communities, 2011
Rockhampton
Culturally rich and vibrant commuities
Arts and cultural activities
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement? There are enough opportunities in my local area to participate in arts and related activities (e.g. music, visual arts, dance, performance, craft).
Rockhampton
Culturally rich and vibrant commuities
Arts and cultural activities
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: Did you participate in arts and related activities in the last month (e.g. music, visual arts, dance performance, craft)
Rockhampton
Democratic and engaged communities
Citizen engagement
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: In the last 12 months have you been actively involved in any of these groups or taken part in an activity they organised?
Question: In the last 12 months have you participated in any of the following political or civic actions?
Rockhampton
Culturally rich and vibrant commuities
Sporting and recreational activities
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: In the last 12 months have you attended any events that bring people together such as fetes, festivals, shows or other community or sporting events?
Rockhampton
Democratic and engaged communities
Citizen engagement
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: In the last 12 months have you been actively involved in any of these community support groups or taken part in an activity they organised
Rockhampton
Demography
Income Support and Concessions
21.6% of persons aged 15 years and over in the Rockhampton local government area have a pension concession card
Social Health Atlas Public Health Information Development Unit 2011 (2009 data)
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Personal health and wellbeing
4.2% of the Rockhampton local government area population has a sensory, physical or intellectual disability.
Rockhampton Regional Council, Queensland Regional Profiles, OESR, p23, February 2012.
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Personal health and wellbeing
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: If you needed to could you ask someone (who does not live with you) for any of these types of support in a crisis?
Population change
Rockhampton
Demography
Population size and structure
Rockhampton local government area has an average annual population change ( most recent 5 yr period 2005-2010) of 1.9%
ABS Regional Population Growth Australia 2009-10 (cat. no. 3218.0)
Rockhampton
Demography
Population size and structure
Rockhampton Regional Council, Queensland Regional Profiles, OESR, p10, February, 2012
Population change future
Private transport
Rockhampton
Sustainable built and natural environments
Housing
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: Do all licensed drivers in your household own or have unlimited access to a private vehicle?
Rockhampton
Demography
Population stability
Population growth highlights and trends 2011, Office of Economic and Statistical Research, Queensland Treasury; and unpublished ABS data
Residual net migration
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Economic Activity
20.9% of Rockhampton survey respondents chose ‘locally produced/owned’ as a major factor when purchasing products or services for their household
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: When buying products/services/(electrical appliances, furniture, hiring tradespeople) for your household which factor is MOST important to you?
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Service Availability
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: Do you or anyone in your household, find it difficult to access medical services (including GP's, specialists, hospital, dental) for any of these reasons?
Shelter capacity
Rockhampton
Sustainable built and natural environments
Housing
Rockhampton local government area has designated shelters as required
Rockhampton Regional Council, Local Disaster Management Plan, Potential Evacuation Centres
Rockhampton
Demography
Income Support and Concessions
6.9% of females aged 15-54 in Rockhampton local government area receive the single parent payment
Social Health Atlas Public Health Information Development Unit 2011 (2009 data)
Social groups
Rockhampton
Democratic and engaged communities
Citizen engagement
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: In the last 12 months, have you been actively involved in any of these social groups or taken part in an activity they organised?
Social isolation
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Community connectedness
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: In the past month have you participated in any of these activities?
Social media
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Community connectedness
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: What types of social media do you use and how often?
Social support
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Community connectedness
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: Who could you ask for social support in a crisis?
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Income and wealth
33.7% of Rockhampton local government area population is in the most disadvantaged quintile
Rockhampton Regional Council, Queensland Regional Profiles, OESR, p17, February 2012
Socio economic index for disadvantage
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Community connectedness
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: How long have you lived in this community (not necessarily in your current home but within the area)?
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Personal health and wellbeing
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: Thinking about your own life circumstances, how strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement? I am satisfied with my life as a whole.
Rockhampton
Demography
Population stability
Data under development for the Rockhampton Regional Council
Rockhampton
Sustainable built and natural environments
Transport accessibility
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: Consider all the places members of your household need to go to by car or other transport. Which statement best describes your situation?
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Community connectedness
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Most of my neighbours can be trusted.
Question: How safe or unsafe do you feel walking in your community after dark?
Turnover
Rockhampton
Demography
Population stability
Rockhampton Regional Council, Queensland Regional Profiles, OESR, p12-13, February, 2012
Population turnover
Unemployment
Rockhampton
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Employment
Rockhampton unemployment rate is 6.9%, compared to QLD at 5.5% and Australia 5.2% (as at December 2011)
ABS 6202.0, Released 8 March 2012 Rockhampton Regional Council, Queensland Regional Profiles, OESR, p29, October 2011
Unemployment rates
Values
Rockhampton
Culturally rich and vibrant commuities
Values
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: Please number in order of importance the top 5 values that you think are most important to pass on to our children/young people
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Lifelong learning
Rockhampton local government area has 8,614 vocational education and training students
Rockhampton Regional Council, Queensland Regional Profiles, OESR, p21, February 2012
Volunteering
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Community connectedness
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: In the last 12 months, excluding man made or natural disasters did you provide any unpaid help (volunteer) for any of the following types of organisations in Queensland?
Vulnerability
Rockhampton
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Personal health and wellbeing
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
Question: Would you descibe anyone in your household as a person requiring assistance or supervision? If yes, describe.
Rockhampton
Demography
Population stability
Within the last 12 months, 19.6% of 18-24 year old Rockhampton local government area residents changed their place of residence
Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006