Greater Brisbane

2011 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Greater Capital City Statistical Areas
Area code 3GBRI
People 2,065,996
Male 1,019,555
Female 1,046,441
Median age 35
Families 548,496
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 821,059
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,388
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
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 Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Total 2,065,996 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,019,555 49.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,046,441 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 41,905 2.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,065,996 people in Greater 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
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
0-4 years 144,171 7.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 135,705 6.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 134,627 6.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 143,337 6.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 156,608 7.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 158,408 7.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 148,101 7.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 153,922 7.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 151,643 7.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 141,899 6.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 131,232 6.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 116,232 5.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 107,322 5.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 78,255 3.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 56,642 2.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 41,867 2.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 33,738 1.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 32,289 1.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Greater Brisbane was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.8% of the population.

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 781,845 47.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 52,025 3.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 141,131 8.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 77,097 4.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 599,397 36.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Greater Brisbane aged 15 years and over, 47.3% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

Median age by registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Brisbane % Greater 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 Greater Brisbane was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 717,434 47.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 158,393 10.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 625,426 41.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Greater Brisbane, of people aged 15 years and over, 47.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 33 -- 33 --

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

Education Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Pre-school 25,485 4.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 122,097 19.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 35,020 5.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 22,150 3.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 68,847 11.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 26,187 4.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28,156 4.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 40,390 6.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 108,347 17.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 15,531 2.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 132,010 21.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 624,220 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Greater Brisbane 30.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.7% were in primary school, 19.7% in secondary school and 23.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 757,713 27.3 1,629,463 28.1 7,238,533 25.9
Australian 714,082 25.7 1,587,992 27.4 7,098,486 25.4
Irish 238,602 8.6 484,929 8.4 2,087,758 7.5
Scottish 201,525 7.2 421,004 7.3 1,792,622 6.4
German 122,719 4.4 270,890 4.7 898,674 3.2

The most common ancestries in Greater Brisbane were English 27.3%, Australian 25.7%, Irish 8.6%, Scottish 7.2% and German 4.4%.

Country of birth Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 1,452,895 70.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 99,285 4.8 192,036 4.4 483,398 2.2
England 90,727 4.4 179,496 4.1 911,593 4.2
India 22,117 1.1 30,260 0.7 295,362 1.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 20,973 1.0 27,037 0.6 318,969 1.5
South Africa 19,588 0.9 35,549 0.8 145,683 0.7

In Greater Brisbane, 70.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.8%, England 4.4%, India 1.1%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.0% and South Africa 0.9%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 610,748 31.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 146,799 7.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 107,041 5.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,068,787 55.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Greater Brisbane, 55.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Catholic 498,322 24.1 1,032,928 23.8 5,439,268 25.3
No Religion 471,493 22.8 955,783 22.1 4,796,787 22.3
Anglican 353,868 17.1 817,834 18.9 3,679,907 17.1
Uniting Church 124,675 6.0 276,316 6.4 1,065,795 5.0
Presbyterian and Reformed 66,686 3.2 152,340 3.5 599,515 2.8

The most common responses for religion in Greater Brisbane were Catholic 24.1%, No Religion 22.8%, Anglican 17.1%, Uniting Church 6.0% and Presbyterian and Reformed 3.2%.

Language, top responses (other than English) Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Mandarin 30,867 1.5 38,116 0.9 336,410 1.6
Vietnamese 19,347 0.9 21,853 0.5 233,390 1.1
Cantonese 17,710 0.9 22,257 0.5 263,673 1.2
Samoan 11,806 0.6 12,809 0.3 36,572 0.2
Spanish 11,038 0.5 15,603 0.4 117,498 0.5
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English only spoken at home 1,695,612 82.1 3,675,957 84.8 16,509,291 76.8
Households where two or more languages are spoken 113,277 15.5 183,987 11.9 1,579,949 20.4

In Greater Brisbane 82.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 1.5%, Vietnamese 0.9%, Cantonese 0.9%, Samoan 0.6% and Spanish 0.5%.

Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 654,897 61.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 296,515 27.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 59,204 5.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 62,863 5.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,073,479 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --

There were 1,073,479 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Greater Brisbane. Of these 61.0% were employed full time, 27.6% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

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Employment - hours worked
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 103,589 10.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 90,251 8.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 102,672 10.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 196,676 19.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 458,222 45.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Greater Brisbane, 10.3% 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
Greater Brisbane % Greater 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 Greater Brisbane was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Professionals 224,568 22.2 385,581 18.9 2,145,442 21.3
Clerical and Administrative Workers 163,675 16.2 299,326 14.7 1,483,558 14.7
Technicians and Trades Workers 136,905 13.5 304,563 14.9 1,425,146 14.2
Managers 117,053 11.6 245,606 12.0 1,293,970 12.9
Community and Personal Service Workers 97,524 9.6 202,978 10.0 971,897 9.7
Sales Workers 95,325 9.4 199,634 9.8 942,140 9.4
Labourers 92,926 9.2 215,235 10.6 947,608 9.4
Machinery Operators And Drivers 64,296 6.4 149,322 7.3 659,551 6.6

The most common occupations in Greater Brisbane included Professionals 22.2%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.5%, Managers 11.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.6%, Sales Workers 9.4%, Labourers 9.2% and Machinery Operators And Drivers 6.4%.

Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
School Education 47,192 4.7 101,926 5.0 467,373 4.6
Hospitals 45,121 4.5 82,443 4.0 361,011 3.6
Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 42,406 4.2 84,805 4.2 412,804 4.1
State Government Administration 26,541 2.6 38,685 1.9 157,644 1.6
Architectural, Engineering and Technical Services 26,052 2.6 40,767 2.0 178,212 1.8

Of the employed people in Greater Brisbane, the most common responses for industry of employment included School Education 4.7%, Hospitals 4.5%, Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 4.2%, State Government Administration 2.6% and Architectural, Engineering and Technical Services 2.6%.

Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 633 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,615 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,388 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Greater Brisbane was $633.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 592,707 58.6 1,248,542 61.2 6,059,972 60.2
Car, as passenger 56,438 5.6 125,269 6.1 537,638 5.3
Bus 51,890 5.1 67,191 3.3 301,187 3.0
Train 39,745 3.9 42,802 2.1 388,012 3.9
Walked only 31,319 3.1 75,560 3.7 377,043 3.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 129,115 12.8 154,773 7.6 1,046,721 10.4
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 651,446 64.5 1,378,983 67.6 6,620,840 65.8

In Greater Brisbane, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 58.6%, Car, as passenger 5.6%, Bus 5.1%, Train 3.9% and Walked only 3.1%. On the day, 12.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 64.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,206,146 73.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 481,256 29.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 169,116 10.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 310,337 18.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Greater Brisbane, of people aged 15 years and over, 73.0% 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
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 400,584 24.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 449,810 27.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 197,586 12.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 158,166 9.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Greater Brisbane, 27.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

Families

family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 202,738 37.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 246,559 45.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 88,260 16.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 10,940 2.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Greater Brisbane, 45.0% were couple families with children, 37.0% were couple families without children and 16.1% were one parent families.

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

In Greater Brisbane 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Weekly incomes

Median family income, couple families with two incomes Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Families without children 2,143 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,378 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --

In Greater Brisbane, for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,378 and those without children was $2,143.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 110,926 24.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15,479 3.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 97,092 21.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 73,406 16.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21,388 4.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 74,061 16.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 28,606 6.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 28,337 6.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Greater Brisbane, of couple families with children, 24.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 21.6% 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 Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 732,493 92.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 58,034 7.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Greater Brisbane, 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 578,850 79.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 62,555 8.5 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 85,751 11.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4,983 0.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Greater Brisbane, 79.0% were separate houses, 8.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3,296 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 29,270 4.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 112,232 15.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 303,368 41.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 272,090 37.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12,239 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 Greater Brisbane, of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 15.3% 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
Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 199,921 27.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 269,528 36.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 241,547 33.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5,769 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15,731 2.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Greater Brisbane, 27.3% were owned outright, 36.8% were owned with a mortgage and 33.0% were rented.

Household composition

Household composition Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 534,161 72.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 159,970 21.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 38,363 5.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Greater Brisbane, of all households, 72.9% were family households, 21.8% were single person households and 5.2% were group households.

Household income Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2

In Greater Brisbane, 19.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.5% 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 Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 325 -- 300 -- 285 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.7 -- 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 Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 56,935 7.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 259,623 35.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 270,981 37.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 125,335 17.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 19,620 2.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Greater Brisbane, 35.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander 41,904 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Male 20,678 49.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 21,226 50.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

In Greater Brisbane, there were 41,904 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20,678 (or 49.3%) were male and 21,226 (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 Greater Brisbane % Greater 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 1,178 -- 1,066 -- 991 --

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

In Greater 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 $1,178.

Mortgage and rent Greater Brisbane % Greater Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 290 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,907 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Greater Brisbane, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $290 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,907.

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