Griffith

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED313
People 157,602
Male 49.3%
Female 50.7%
Median age 33
Families 37,999
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 71,184
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,890
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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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
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 77,648 49.3 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 79,957 50.7 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,919 1.2 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 157,602 people in Griffith. Of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

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Age Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 33 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 8,816 5.6 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 8,363 5.3 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 8,013 5.1 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 8,445 5.4 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 14,775 9.4 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 17,396 11.0 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 16,296 10.3 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 12,988 8.2 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 12,106 7.7 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 10,925 6.9 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 9,251 5.9 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 8,065 5.1 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 6,417 4.1 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 5,106 3.2 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 3,503 2.2 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 2,628 1.7 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 1,989 1.3 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 2,517 1.6 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Griffith was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 52,347 39.5 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 3,473 2.6 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 10,754 8.1 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 4,430 3.3 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 61,406 46.4 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Griffith aged 15 years and over, 39.5% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 45,401 39.2 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 16,505 14.2 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 53,988 46.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Griffith, of people aged 15 years and over, 39.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 1,780 3.5 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 6,469 12.6 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3,124 6.1 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 1,043 2.0 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 3,290 6.4 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 2,861 5.6 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 2,134 4.2 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,937 5.7 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 15,213 29.7 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 1,711 3.3 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 10,712 20.9 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Griffith 32.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.7% were in primary school, 16.2% in secondary school and 35.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 50,492 38.1 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 12,229 9.2 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 3,142 2.4 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 11,732 8.9 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 23,420 17.7 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 3,459 2.6 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 8,090 6.1 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 38 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 8 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 4,860 3.7 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 456 0.3 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 11,725 8.9 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Griffith, 17.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 11.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 55,512 24.8 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 44,814 20.0 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 25,073 11.2 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 17,642 7.9 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 8,804 3.9 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Griffith were English 24.8%, Australian 20.0%, Irish 11.2%, Scottish 7.9% and German 3.9%.

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

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Country of birth Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 103,820 65.9 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 5,519 3.5 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 5,090 3.2 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
India 3,281 2.1 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,166 1.4 47,114 1.0 509,555 2.2
South Africa 1,259 0.8 40,131 0.9 162,449 0.7

In Griffith, 65.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 3.5%, New Zealand 3.2%, India 2.1%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.4% and South Africa 0.8%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 51,188 32.5 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 11,974 7.6 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 9,093 5.8 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 74,028 47.0 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Griffith, 47.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 83,392 52.9 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 8,793 5.6 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 6,180 3.9 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
India 4,192 2.7 67,903 1.4 616,939 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,999 1.9 64,856 1.4 704,658 3.0

In Griffith, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 52.9%, England 5.6%, New Zealand 3.9%, India 2.7% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.9%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 86,429 54.9 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 7,827 5.0 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 6,240 4.0 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
India 4,089 2.6 65,921 1.4 605,777 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3,002 1.9 64,863 1.4 699,074 3.0

In Griffith, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 54.9%, England 5.0%, New Zealand 4.0%, India 2.6% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.9%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 54,255 34.4 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 38,003 24.1 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 16,632 10.6 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 15,843 10.1 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 4,891 3.1 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Griffith were No Religion, so described 34.4%, Catholic 24.1%, Anglican 10.6%, Not stated 10.1% and Uniting Church 3.1%. In Griffith, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (53.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Mandarin 3,336 2.1 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Spanish 2,044 1.3 21,006 0.4 140,817 0.6
Greek 2,033 1.3 10,538 0.2 237,588 1.0
Cantonese 1,375 0.9 24,900 0.5 280,943 1.2
Korean 1,281 0.8 19,620 0.4 108,997 0.5
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English only spoken at home 118,345 75.1 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 13,507 21.0 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Griffith 75.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 2.1%, Spanish 1.3%, Greek 1.3%, Cantonese 0.9% and Korean 0.8%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 57,194 61.7 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 26,281 28.4 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 3,656 3.9 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 5,508 5.9 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 92,639 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Griffith. Of these 61.7% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 5.9% 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
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 8,961 10.3 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 8,490 9.7 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 8,829 10.1 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 16,049 18.4 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 41,142 47.2 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Griffith, 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Professionals 29,754 34.2 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 12,608 14.5 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 12,244 14.1 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 8,341 9.6 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 8,140 9.3 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 7,063 8.1 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 5,369 6.2 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 2,334 2.7 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Griffith included Professionals 34.2%, Managers 14.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 9.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.3%, Sales Workers 8.1%, Labourers 6.2% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 2.7%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5,121 5.9 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Cafes and Restaurants 3,203 3.7 49,488 2.3 253,385 2.4
State Government Administration 2,707 3.1 36,185 1.7 158,980 1.5
Higher Education 2,534 2.9 28,546 1.3 155,985 1.5
Computer System Design and Related Services 1,998 2.3 23,232 1.1 162,884 1.5

Of the employed people in Griffith, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.9%, Cafes and Restaurants 3.7%, State Government Administration 3.1%, Higher Education 2.9% and Computer System Design and Related Services 2.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 899 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 2,362 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,890 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Griffith was $899.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 44,042 50.6 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Bus 9,943 11.4 63,829 3.0 323,201 3.0
Walked only 4,661 5.4 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 4,234 4.9 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 3,730 4.3 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 16,741 19.2 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 49,599 56.9 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Griffith, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 50.6%, Bus 11.4%, Walked only 5.4%, Worked at home 4.9% and Car, as passenger 4.3%. On the day, 19.2% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 56.9% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 98,427 74.3 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 32,710 24.7 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 11,686 8.8 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 28,237 21.3 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Griffith, of people aged 15 years and over, 74.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.7% provided care for children and 8.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.3% 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
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 39,370 29.7 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 38,564 29.1 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 12,580 9.5 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 7,915 6.0 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Griffith, 29.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 15,988 42.1 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 15,893 41.8 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 5,009 13.2 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 1,114 2.9 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Griffith, 41.8% were couple families with children, 42.1% were couple families without children and 13.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.5 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.5 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Griffith, 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% 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
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 9,729 30.5 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,289 4.0 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 7,732 24.3 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 4,565 14.3 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 1,456 4.6 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 3,439 10.8 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,649 5.2 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 2,020 6.3 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Griffith, of couple families with children, 30.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 24.3% 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 Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 59,975 89.6 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 6,962 10.4 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Griffith, 89.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 30,091 50.2 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6,764 11.3 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 22,634 37.7 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 192 0.3 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Griffith, 50.2% were separate houses, 11.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 37.7% were flats or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 351 0.6 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 5,747 9.6 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 18,596 31.0 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 20,055 33.4 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 13,880 23.1 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,336 2.2 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Griffith, of occupied private dwellings 9.6% had 1 bedroom, 31.0% had 2 bedrooms and 33.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 12,458 20.8 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 17,791 29.7 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 27,877 46.5 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 336 0.6 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,493 2.5 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Griffith, 20.8% were owned outright, 29.7% were owned with a mortgage and 46.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 37,466 62.5 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 16,589 27.7 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 5,905 9.8 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Griffith, of all households, 62.5% were family households, 27.7% were single person households and 9.8% were group households.

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Household income Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 15.4 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.2 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Griffith, 15.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 26.2% 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 Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 400 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.4 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 15.6 -- 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 Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 6,022 10.0 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 24,777 41.3 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 20,255 33.8 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 7,253 12.1 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,650 2.8 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Griffith, 41.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 5,688 9.5 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 52,822 88.1 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,445 2.4 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Griffith, 88.1% 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.
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 939 49.0 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 979 51.0 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Griffith, 49.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.0% were female. The median age was 27 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
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,658 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Griffith, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,658.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Griffith % Griffith Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 370 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Griffith, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $370 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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.