South Brisbane

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code SED30073
People 55,671
Male 50.9%
Female 49.1%
Median age 32
Families 11,953
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 27,748
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,674
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

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
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 28,326 50.9 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 27,348 49.1 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 629 1.1 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 55,671 people in South Brisbane. Of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

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Age South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 2,034 3.7 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,744 3.1 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 2,148 3.9 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 2,935 5.3 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 7,101 12.8 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 8,192 14.7 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 6,655 12.0 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 4,461 8.0 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 3,798 6.8 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 3,391 6.1 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 2,950 5.3 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 2,727 4.9 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 2,263 4.1 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,801 3.2 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,273 2.3 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 878 1.6 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 603 1.1 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 721 1.3 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in South Brisbane was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 15,670 31.5 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 1,299 2.6 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 4,062 8.2 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,326 2.7 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 27,384 55.1 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in South Brisbane aged 15 years and over, 31.5% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 12,736 30.5 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 6,647 15.9 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 22,374 53.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In South Brisbane, of people aged 15 years and over, 30.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 368 1.9 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,631 8.2 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 474 2.4 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 172 0.9 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,453 7.3 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 306 1.5 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 549 2.8 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,377 6.9 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 7,823 39.3 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 894 4.5 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 4,843 24.3 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In South Brisbane 35.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 11.5% were in primary school, 11.6% in secondary school and 46.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 20,369 41.0 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 4,153 8.4 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,044 2.1 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 3,486 7.0 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 9,202 18.5 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,077 2.2 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,342 4.7 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 13 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,593 3.2 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 256 0.5 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 5,224 10.5 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in South Brisbane, 18.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 9.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 16,777 21.9 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 12,196 15.9 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 7,773 10.1 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 5,427 7.1 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
Chinese 4,008 5.2 136,389 2.1 1,213,903 3.9

The most common ancestries in South Brisbane were English 21.9%, Australian 15.9%, Irish 10.1%, Scottish 7.1% and Chinese 5.2%.

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 South Brisbane (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 30,621 55.0 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 1,891 3.4 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 1,734 3.1 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
India 1,523 2.7 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,440 2.6 47,114 1.0 509,555 2.2
Vietnam 794 1.4 19,544 0.4 219,355 0.9

In South Brisbane, 55.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 3.4%, New Zealand 3.1%, India 2.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.6% and Vietnam 1.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 23,235 41.7 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 3,603 6.5 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 2,948 5.3 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 20,829 37.4 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In South Brisbane, 37.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 41.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 23,858 42.8 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 2,717 4.9 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 1,914 3.4 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,889 3.4 64,856 1.4 704,658 3.0
India 1,850 3.3 67,903 1.4 616,939 2.6

In South Brisbane, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 42.8%, England 4.9%, New Zealand 3.4%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.4% and India 3.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 24,561 44.1 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 2,505 4.5 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 2,004 3.6 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,906 3.4 64,863 1.4 699,074 3.0
India 1,791 3.2 65,921 1.4 605,777 2.6

In South Brisbane, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 44.1%, England 4.5%, New Zealand 3.6%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.4% and India 3.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 22,144 39.8 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 9,810 17.6 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 6,821 12.3 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 4,160 7.5 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Eastern Orthodox 2,081 3.7 32,306 0.7 502,801 2.1

The most common responses for religion in South Brisbane were No Religion, so described 39.8%, Catholic 17.6%, Not stated 12.3%, Anglican 7.5% and Eastern Orthodox 3.7%. In South Brisbane, No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (45.3%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Mandarin 2,207 4.0 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Greek 1,272 2.3 10,538 0.2 237,588 1.0
Spanish 1,089 2.0 21,006 0.4 140,817 0.6
Vietnamese 919 1.7 25,914 0.6 277,400 1.2
Cantonese 826 1.5 24,900 0.5 280,943 1.2
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English only spoken at home 35,739 64.2 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 6,933 28.3 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In South Brisbane 64.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 4.0%, Greek 2.3%, Spanish 2.0%, Vietnamese 1.7% and Cantonese 1.5%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 19,852 59.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 9,914 29.5 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 1,280 3.8 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 2,570 7.6 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 33,616 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in South Brisbane. Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 29.5% were employed part-time and 7.6% 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
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 3,414 11.0 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 3,366 10.8 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 3,138 10.1 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 5,794 18.7 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 14,054 45.3 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in South Brisbane, 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Professionals 11,184 36.0 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 3,937 12.7 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 3,927 12.6 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 3,289 10.6 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 2,847 9.2 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Sales Workers 2,430 7.8 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 2,187 7.0 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 771 2.5 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in South Brisbane included Professionals 36.0%, Managers 12.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 9.2%, Sales Workers 7.8%, Labourers 7.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 2.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 1,943 6.3 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Cafes and Restaurants 1,711 5.5 49,488 2.3 253,385 2.4
Higher Education 1,347 4.3 28,546 1.3 155,985 1.5
State Government Administration 935 3.0 36,185 1.7 158,980 1.5
Computer System Design and Related Services 790 2.5 23,232 1.1 162,884 1.5

Of the employed people in South Brisbane, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 6.3%, Cafes and Restaurants 5.5%, Higher Education 4.3%, State Government Administration 3.0% and Computer System Design and Related Services 2.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 806 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 2,169 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,674 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in South Brisbane was $806.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 12,532 40.4 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Bus 4,521 14.6 63,829 3.0 323,201 3.0
Walked only 3,570 11.5 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Bicycle 1,562 5.0 21,679 1.0 107,756 1.0
Worked at home 1,364 4.4 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 6,822 22.0 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 14,275 46.0 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In South Brisbane, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 40.4%, Bus 14.6%, Walked only 11.5%, Bicycle 5.0% and Worked at home 4.4%. On the day, 22.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 46.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 34,784 69.9 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,747 17.6 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,819 7.7 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 10,415 20.9 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In South Brisbane, 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, 17.6% provided care for children and 7.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.9% 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
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 15,537 31.2 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 13,489 27.1 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 3,695 7.4 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 2,062 4.1 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in South Brisbane, 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 6,190 51.8 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 3,815 31.9 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,496 12.5 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 459 3.8 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in South Brisbane, 31.9% were couple families with children, 51.8% were couple families without children and 12.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 21.3 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.7 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In South Brisbane, 21.3% of single parents were male and 78.7% 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
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 2,992 29.9 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 543 5.4 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,087 20.9 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,480 14.8 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 580 5.8 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,181 11.8 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 467 4.7 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 666 6.7 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In South Brisbane, of couple families with children, 29.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% had both employed part-time and 20.9% 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 South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 22,218 87.1 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,278 12.9 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In South Brisbane, 87.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 6,780 30.5 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,053 4.7 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 14,139 63.6 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 81 0.4 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in South Brisbane, 30.5% were separate houses, 4.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 63.6% were flats or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 258 1.2 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 3,958 17.8 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 8,932 40.2 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 5,353 24.1 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 3,092 13.9 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 631 2.8 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In South Brisbane, of occupied private dwellings 17.8% had 1 bedroom, 40.2% had 2 bedrooms and 24.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 3,782 17.0 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 4,521 20.3 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 13,128 59.1 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 110 0.5 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 677 3.0 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in South Brisbane, 17.0% were owned outright, 20.3% were owned with a mortgage and 59.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 11,774 53.0 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 7,253 32.6 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3,188 14.4 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In South Brisbane, of all households, 53.0% were family households, 32.6% were single person households and 14.4% were group households.

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Household income South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 18.5 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.5 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In South Brisbane, 18.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 21.5% 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 South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 400 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.7 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 22.3 -- 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 South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 3,468 15.6 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 10,428 46.9 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 5,671 25.5 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,883 8.5 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 772 3.5 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In South Brisbane, 46.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 2,294 10.3 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 19,260 86.7 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 661 3.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In South Brisbane, 86.7% 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.
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 305 48.3 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 326 51.7 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 23 --

In South Brisbane, 48.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.7% were female. The median age was 30 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
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,308 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In South Brisbane, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,308.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
South Brisbane % South Brisbane Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 340 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In South Brisbane, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $340 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

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.