Brisbane

2011 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Significant Urban Areas
Area code 3001
People 1,977,315
Male 974,866
Female 1,002,449
Median age 35
Families 524,138
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 785,566
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,404
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,993
Median weekly rent $325
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Total 1,977,315 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 974,866 49.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,002,449 50.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 39,233 2.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,977,315 people in Brisbane of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age
People
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
0-4 years 137,944 7.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 129,006 6.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 127,511 6.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 137,118 6.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 152,501 7.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 154,219 7.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 143,246 7.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 147,709 7.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 144,895 7.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 135,239 6.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 125,012 6.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 110,540 5.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 101,590 5.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 73,733 3.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 53,533 2.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 39,846 2.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 32,504 1.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 31,170 1.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Brisbane was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.7% of the population.

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 745,708 47.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 49,469 3.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 134,586 8.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 73,834 4.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 579,261 36.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Brisbane aged 15 years and over, 47.1% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

Median age by registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Brisbane was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 684,353 47.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 151,571 10.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 603,560 41.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Brisbane, of people aged 15 years and over, 47.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Brisbane was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Pre-school 24,538 4.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 115,196 19.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 33,761 5.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 21,364 3.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 64,370 10.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 25,624 4.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 27,165 4.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 39,056 6.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 106,821 17.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 15,105 2.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 125,443 21.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 598,443 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Brisbane 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.5% were in primary school, 19.6% in secondary school and 24.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 721,644 27.1 1,629,463 28.1 7,238,533 25.9
Australian 677,102 25.4 1,587,992 27.4 7,098,486 25.4
Irish 229,135 8.6 484,929 8.4 2,087,758 7.5
Scottish 193,151 7.3 421,004 7.3 1,792,622 6.4
German 113,447 4.3 270,890 4.7 898,674 3.2

The most common ancestries in Brisbane were English 27.1%, Australian 25.4%, Irish 8.6%, Scottish 7.3% and German 4.3%.

Country of birth Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 1,380,136 69.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 96,538 4.9 192,036 4.4 483,398 2.2
England 87,038 4.4 179,496 4.1 911,593 4.2
India 22,042 1.1 30,260 0.7 295,362 1.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 20,862 1.1 27,037 0.6 318,969 1.5
South Africa 19,340 1.0 35,549 0.8 145,683 0.7

In Brisbane, 69.8% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.9%, England 4.4%, India 1.1%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.1% and South Africa 1.0%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 597,325 32.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 141,206 7.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 102,841 5.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,009,879 54.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Brisbane, 54.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Catholic 480,827 24.3 1,032,928 23.8 5,439,268 25.3
No Religion 452,764 22.9 955,783 22.1 4,796,787 22.3
Anglican 334,483 16.9 817,834 18.9 3,679,907 17.1
Uniting Church 117,502 5.9 276,316 6.4 1,065,795 5.0
Presbyterian and Reformed 64,012 3.2 152,340 3.5 599,515 2.8

The most common responses for religion in Brisbane were Catholic 24.3%, No Religion 22.9%, Anglican 16.9%, Uniting Church 5.9% and Presbyterian and Reformed 3.2%.

Language, top responses (other than English) Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Mandarin 30,746 1.6 38,116 0.9 336,410 1.6
Vietnamese 19,226 1.0 21,853 0.5 233,390 1.1
Cantonese 17,658 0.9 22,257 0.5 263,673 1.2
Samoan 11,761 0.6 12,809 0.3 36,572 0.2
Spanish 10,929 0.6 15,603 0.4 117,498 0.5
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English only spoken at home 1,614,004 81.6 3,675,957 84.8 16,509,291 76.8
Households where two or more languages are spoken 111,886 15.9 183,987 11.9 1,579,949 20.4

In Brisbane 81.6% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 1.6%, Vietnamese 1.0%, Cantonese 0.9%, Samoan 0.6% and Spanish 0.6%.

Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 631,156 61.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 284,910 27.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 56,700 5.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 60,399 5.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,033,165 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --

There were 1,033,165 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brisbane. Of these 61.1% were employed full time, 27.6% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

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Employment - hours worked
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 99,687 10.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 86,858 8.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 98,365 10.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 190,194 19.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 440,963 45.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Brisbane, 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Brisbane was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Professionals 220,470 22.7 385,581 18.9 2,145,442 21.3
Clerical and Administrative Workers 158,750 16.3 299,326 14.7 1,483,558 14.7
Technicians and Trades Workers 130,605 13.4 304,563 14.9 1,425,146 14.2
Managers 111,800 11.5 245,606 12.0 1,293,970 12.9
Community and Personal Service Workers 93,746 9.6 202,978 10.0 971,897 9.7
Sales Workers 92,096 9.5 199,634 9.8 942,140 9.4
Labourers 87,308 9.0 215,235 10.6 947,608 9.4
Machinery Operators And Drivers 60,313 6.2 149,322 7.3 659,551 6.6

The most common occupations in Brisbane included Professionals 22.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.3%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.4%, Managers 11.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.6%, Sales Workers 9.5%, Labourers 9.0% and Machinery Operators And Drivers 6.2%.

Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
School Education 45,173 4.6 101,926 5.0 467,373 4.6
Hospitals 44,224 4.5 82,443 4.0 361,011 3.6
Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 41,284 4.2 84,805 4.2 412,804 4.1
State Government Administration 26,071 2.7 38,685 1.9 157,644 1.6
Architectural, Engineering and Technical Services 25,735 2.6 40,767 2.0 178,212 1.8

Of the employed people in Brisbane, the most common responses for industry of employment included School Education 4.6%, Hospitals 4.5%, Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 4.2%, State Government Administration 2.7% and Architectural, Engineering and Technical Services 2.6%.

Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 640 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,638 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,404 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Brisbane was $640.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 568,257 58.4 1,248,542 61.2 6,059,972 60.2
Car, as passenger 54,269 5.6 125,269 6.1 537,638 5.3
Bus 51,701 5.3 67,191 3.3 301,187 3.0
Train 39,661 4.1 42,802 2.1 388,012 3.9
Walked only 30,203 3.1 75,560 3.7 377,043 3.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 128,315 13.2 154,773 7.6 1,046,721 10.4
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 624,726 64.2 1,378,983 67.6 6,620,840 65.8

In Brisbane, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 58.4%, Car, as passenger 5.6%, Bus 5.3%, Train 4.1% and Walked only 3.1%. On the day, 13.2% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 64.2% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,157,051 73.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 460,425 29.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 161,091 10.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 297,023 18.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Brisbane, of people aged 15 years and over, 73.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.1% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 387,828 24.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 432,597 27.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 187,933 11.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 148,690 9.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brisbane, 27.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% worked 30 hours or more.

Families

family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 192,793 36.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 235,999 45.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 84,655 16.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 10,692 2.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Brisbane, 45.0% were couple families with children, 36.8% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Brisbane 17.8% of single parents were male and 82.2% were female.

Weekly incomes

Median family income, couple families with two incomes Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Families without children 2,161 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,396 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --

In Brisbane, for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,396 and those without children was $2,161.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 106,721 24.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14,768 3.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 93,025 21.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 70,041 16.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 20,232 4.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 69,789 16.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 27,302 6.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 26,917 6.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Brisbane, of couple families with children, 24.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 21.7% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 702,158 92.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 54,142 7.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Brisbane, 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 549,802 78.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 62,213 8.9 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 85,215 12.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4,584 0.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Brisbane, 78.3% were separate houses, 8.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3,149 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 28,453 4.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 108,838 15.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 290,762 41.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 259,336 36.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11,620 1.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Brisbane, of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 15.5% had 2 bedrooms and 41.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 190,069 27.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 256,787 36.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 234,825 33.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5,535 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14,942 2.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Brisbane, 27.1% were owned outright, 36.6% were owned with a mortgage and 33.4% were rented.

Household composition

Household composition Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 510,466 72.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 154,147 22.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 37,543 5.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Brisbane, of all households, 72.7% were family households, 22.0% were single person households and 5.3% were group households.

Household income Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2

In Brisbane, 19.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.8% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

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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 Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 325 -- 300 -- 285 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.8 -- 11.9 -- 10.4

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,993 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 9.7 -- 9.9

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 55,944 8.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 250,906 35.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 259,235 36.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 117,361 16.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18,712 2.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Brisbane, 35.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander 39,233 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Male 19,344 49.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 19,889 50.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

In Brisbane, there were 39,233 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 19,344 (or 49.3%) were male and 19,889 (or 50.7%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

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 Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,188 -- 1,066 -- 991 --

Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Brisbane, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,188.

Mortgage and rent Brisbane % Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 295 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,948 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Brisbane, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $295 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,948.

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.