Forde

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED312
People 165,538
Male 49%
Female 51%
Median age 34
Families 43,990
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.9
All private dwellings 60,554
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,463
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,777
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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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
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 81,157 49.0 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 84,380 51.0 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 4,701 2.8 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 165,538 people in Forde. Of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

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Age Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 12,647 7.6 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 13,041 7.9 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 11,493 6.9 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 11,356 6.9 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 11,142 6.7 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 11,465 6.9 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 11,863 7.2 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 11,386 6.9 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 11,628 7.0 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 11,055 6.7 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 9,922 6.0 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 9,370 5.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 8,121 4.9 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 7,756 4.7 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 5,363 3.2 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,598 2.2 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,206 1.3 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 2,134 1.3 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Forde was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 59,846 46.6 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 5,171 4.0 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 11,867 9.2 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 5,649 4.4 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 45,826 35.7 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Forde aged 15 years and over, 46.6% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 53,508 46.3 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 15,048 13.0 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 47,037 40.7 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Forde, of people aged 15 years and over, 46.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 2,483 4.9 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 11,745 23.3 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,823 3.6 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 2,593 5.1 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 6,998 13.9 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 1,923 3.8 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 2,461 4.9 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,124 6.2 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 4,759 9.5 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 1,342 2.7 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 11,101 22.0 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Forde 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.1% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 15.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 14,715 11.5 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 11,350 8.8 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 4,277 3.3 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 23,380 18.2 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 23,025 17.9 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 6,719 5.2 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 18,409 14.3 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 100 0.1 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 17 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 9,727 7.6 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 682 0.5 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 12,336 9.6 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Forde, 17.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 67,049 29.0 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 56,766 24.6 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 16,748 7.3 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 16,095 7.0 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 9,313 4.0 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Forde were English 29.0%, Australian 24.6%, Irish 7.3%, Scottish 7.0% and German 4.0%.

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 Forde (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 111,909 67.6 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 14,583 8.8 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
England 7,913 4.8 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
South Africa 1,580 1.0 40,131 0.9 162,449 0.7
Philippines 1,404 0.8 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
India 1,051 0.6 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9

In Forde, 67.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 8.8%, England 4.8%, South Africa 1.0%, Philippines 0.8% and India 0.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 53,636 32.4 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 12,072 7.3 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 9,654 5.8 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 78,903 47.7 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Forde, 47.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 88,948 53.7 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
New Zealand 17,403 10.5 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
England 12,506 7.6 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
Scotland 2,125 1.3 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2
South Africa 1,920 1.2 46,102 1.0 190,816 0.8

In Forde, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 53.7%, New Zealand 10.5%, England 7.6%, Scotland 1.3% and South Africa 1.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 91,674 55.4 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
New Zealand 17,553 10.6 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
England 11,887 7.2 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
Philippines 2,221 1.3 57,947 1.2 325,049 1.4
South Africa 1,951 1.2 46,654 1.0 193,412 0.8

In Forde, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 55.4%, New Zealand 10.6%, England 7.2%, Philippines 1.3% and South Africa 1.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 51,582 31.2 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 31,243 18.9 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 25,592 15.5 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 15,269 9.2 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 6,810 4.1 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Forde were No Religion, so described 31.2%, Catholic 18.9%, Anglican 15.5%, Not stated 9.2% and Uniting Church 4.1%. In Forde, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (60.6%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Mandarin 1,287 0.8 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Samoan 1,050 0.6 14,969 0.3 44,869 0.2
Hindi 724 0.4 18,163 0.4 159,652 0.7
Spanish 678 0.4 21,006 0.4 140,817 0.6
Arabic 610 0.4 13,644 0.3 321,728 1.4
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English only spoken at home 137,686 83.2 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 7,880 13.9 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Forde 83.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 0.8%, Samoan 0.6%, Hindi 0.4%, Spanish 0.4% and Arabic 0.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 47,934 59.2 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 22,759 28.1 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 3,815 4.7 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 6,500 8.0 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 81,008 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Forde. Of these 59.2% were employed full time, 28.1% were employed part-time and 8.0% 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
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 7,299 9.8 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 6,390 8.6 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 9,069 12.2 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 16,036 21.5 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 31,899 42.8 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Forde, 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 12,528 16.8 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 11,025 14.8 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Professionals 10,034 13.5 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Labourers 9,080 12.2 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 8,138 10.9 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 7,769 10.4 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 7,632 10.2 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 6,973 9.4 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Forde included Technicians and Trades Workers 16.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.8%, Professionals 13.5%, Labourers 12.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.9%, Sales Workers 10.4%, Managers 10.2% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 9.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2,446 3.3 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2,234 3.0 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Primary Education 1,688 2.3 54,394 2.5 231,198 2.2
Takeaway Food Services 1,678 2.3 41,958 2.0 189,447 1.8
Road Freight Transport 1,664 2.2 28,785 1.3 129,528 1.2

Of the employed people in Forde, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.3%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.0%, Primary Education 2.3%, Takeaway Food Services 2.3% and Road Freight Transport 2.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 663 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,618 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,463 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Forde was $663.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 52,676 70.7 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 4,062 5.5 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 3,131 4.2 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Bus 1,289 1.7 63,829 3.0 323,201 3.0
Truck 1,103 1.5 19,948 0.9 85,892 0.8
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 3,756 5.0 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 58,235 78.2 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Forde, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 70.7%, Car, as passenger 5.5%, Worked at home 4.2%, Bus 1.7% and Truck 1.5%. On the day, 5.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 78.2% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 89,674 69.9 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 41,570 32.4 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 14,041 10.9 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 18,769 14.6 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Forde, of people aged 15 years and over, 69.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.4% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.6% 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
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 28,545 22.2 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 34,345 26.8 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 14,964 11.7 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 11,826 9.2 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Forde, 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 14,634 33.3 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 20,428 46.4 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 8,285 18.8 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 639 1.5 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Forde, 46.4% were couple families with children, 33.3% were couple families without children and 18.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.2 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.8 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Forde, 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% 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
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 8,445 24.1 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,241 3.5 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 7,554 21.5 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 5,837 16.6 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 1,926 5.5 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 6,311 18.0 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,884 5.4 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 1,868 5.3 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Forde, of couple families with children, 24.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 21.5% 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

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 53,837 93.6 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,683 6.4 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Forde, 93.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 45,770 85.0 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5,919 11.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,578 2.9 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 431 0.8 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Forde, 85.0% were separate houses, 11.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.9% were flats or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 116 0.2 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,068 2.0 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 5,169 9.6 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 20,577 38.2 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 25,717 47.8 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,196 2.2 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Forde, of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 9.6% had 2 bedrooms and 38.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 12,277 22.8 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 21,267 39.5 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 18,564 34.5 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 360 0.7 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,373 2.6 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Forde, 22.8% were owned outright, 39.5% were owned with a mortgage and 34.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 42,250 78.5 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 9,746 18.1 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,842 3.4 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Forde, of all households, 78.5% were family households, 18.1% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

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Household income Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.9 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.2 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Forde, 16.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 12.2% 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 Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 360 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.2 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.8 -- 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 Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,777 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 2,358 4.4 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 15,853 29.4 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 20,950 38.9 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 12,986 24.1 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,695 3.1 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Forde, 29.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 6,227 11.6 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 46,222 85.8 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,398 2.6 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Forde, 85.8% 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.

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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.
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 2,249 47.8 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 2,457 52.2 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Forde, 47.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.2% were female. The median age was 20 years.

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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
Forde % Forde 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 --
Median weekly household income 1,420 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Forde, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,420.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Forde % Forde Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 350 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,798 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Forde, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,798.

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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.