Queensland

Latest release
2021 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State/Territory
Area code 3
People 5,156,138
Male 49.3%
Female 50.7%
Median age 38
Families 1,366,657
Average number of children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 2,190,424
Average number of people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,675
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent (a) $365
Average number of motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

(a) For 2021, median weekly rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free.

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People and population

People
All people
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Male 2,540,404 49.3 2,321,885 49.4 12,545,154 49.3
Female 2,615,736 50.7 2,381,302 50.6 12,877,635 50.7

More information on Sex (SEXP), Place of usual residence (PURP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Indigenous status
All people
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander 237,303 4.6 186,484 4.0 812,728 3.2
Non-Indigenous 4,635,042 89.9 4,211,019 89.5 23,375,949 91.9
Indigenous status not stated 283,793 5.5 305,688 6.5 1,234,112 4.9

More information on Indigenous status (INGP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Age
All people
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Median age 38 N/A 37 N/A 38 N/A
0-4 years 292,452 5.7 296,464 6.3 1,463,817 5.8
5-9 years 329,311 6.4 317,138 6.7 1,586,138 6.2
10-14 years 342,560 6.6 299,095 6.4 1,588,051 6.2
15-19 years 313,506 6.1 296,285 6.3 1,457,812 5.7
20-24 years 323,739 6.3 316,859 6.7 1,579,539 6.2
25-29 years 347,687 6.7 320,749 6.8 1,771,676 7.0
30-34 years 354,033 6.9 325,943 6.9 1,853,085 7.3
35-39 years 357,120 6.9 305,218 6.5 1,838,822 7.2
40-44 years 330,692 6.4 322,899 6.9 1,648,843 6.5
45-49 years 340,287 6.6 322,979 6.9 1,635,963 6.4
50-54 years 333,843 6.5 308,725 6.6 1,610,944 6.3
55-59 years 316,378 6.1 292,200 6.2 1,541,911 6.1
60-64 years 298,919 5.8 260,687 5.5 1,468,097 5.8
65-69 years 264,515 5.1 242,191 5.1 1,298,460 5.1
70-74 years 238,952 4.6 180,410 3.8 1,160,768 4.6
75-79 years 168,385 3.3 126,084 2.7 821,920 3.2
80-84 years 106,611 2.1 83,736 1.8 554,598 2.2
85 years and over 97,140 1.9 85,531 1.8 542,342 2.1

More information on Age (AGEP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Married 1,885,416 45.0 1,775,918 46.9 9,665,708 46.5
Separated 151,093 3.6 134,948 3.6 674,590 3.2
Divorced 404,787 9.7 354,383 9.3 1,831,952 8.8
Widowed 198,827 4.7 184,671 4.9 1,029,142 5.0
Never married 1,551,691 37.0 1,340,573 35.4 7,583,393 36.5

Note: In December 2017, amendments to the Marriage Act 1961 came into effect enabling marriage equality for all couples. For 2021, registered marriages include all couples.

More information on Registered marital status (MSTP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over, usually resident and present in the household on Census night
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Registered marriage (a) 1,697,285 45.4 1,546,505 46.7 8,747,137 46.6
De facto marriage (b) 483,457 12.9 394,737 11.9 2,168,347 11.5
Not married 1,556,510 41.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,863,322 41.9

(a) In December 2017, amendments to the Marriage Act 1961 came into effect enabling marriage equality for all couples. For 2021, registered marriages include all couples.
(b) De facto marriage is when two people live together as partners who are not in a registered marriage. It includes people who report de facto, partner, common law husband/wife/spouse, lover, girlfriend or boyfriend.

More information on Social marital status (MDCP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Education

Type of educational institution attending
People attending an educational institution
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Preschool 84,535 5.4 56,636 3.9 484,185 6.3
Primary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Primary - Government 292,049 18.6 276,466 19.1 1,421,300 18.5
Primary - Catholic 79,510 5.1 73,844 5.1 396,758 5.2
Primary - other non-Government 53,844 3.4 50,203 3.5 254,043 3.3
Primary total (a) 426,110 27.1 400,513 27.7 2,075,224 27.0
Secondary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Secondary - Government 209,459 13.3 176,143 12.2 934,138 12.2
Secondary - Catholic 73,014 4.6 63,078 4.4 371,022 4.8
Secondary - other non-Government 69,625 4.4 58,927 4.1 322,314 4.2
Secondary total (b) 352,608 22.4 298,146 20.6 1,629,624 21.2
Tertiary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Tertiary - Vocational education (including TAFE and private training providers) 110,221 7.0 76,989 5.3 601,901 7.8
Tertiary - University or other higher education 223,779 14.2 213,227 14.8 1,185,450 15.4
Tertiary total (c) 334,418 21.3 290,211 20.1 1,789,994 23.3
Other 47,384 3.0 37,514 2.6 242,821 3.2
Not stated 326,067 20.8 360,885 25.0 1,456,618 19.0

(a) For 2021, includes Primary - not further defined.
(b) For 2021, includes Secondary - not further defined.
(c) For 2021, includes Tertiary - not further defined.

More information on Type of educational institution attending (TYPP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Cultural diversity

Ancestry, top responses
All people
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
English 1,959,880 38.0 1,795,002 38.2 8,385,928 33.0
Australian 1,724,657 33.4 1,649,287 35.1 7,596,753 29.9
Irish 567,928 11.0 564,335 12.0 2,410,833 9.5
Scottish 527,011 10.2 486,649 10.3 2,176,777 8.6
German 309,723 6.0 296,391 6.3 1,026,138 4.0

Note 1: 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 sum of all ancestry responses for an area will not equal the total number of people in the area.

Note 2: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of people in the area (including those who did not state an ancestry).

More information on Ancestry multi response (ANCP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth, top responses
All people
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Australia 3,679,899 71.4 3,343,659 71.1 17,019,815 66.9
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 208,572 4.0 201,202 4.3 530,492 2.1
England 191,731 3.7 180,775 3.8 927,490 3.6
India 71,819 1.4 49,144 1.0 673,352 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 55,762 1.1 47,111 1.0 549,618 2.2
Philippines 51,529 1.0 39,656 0.8 293,892 1.2

More information on Country of birth of person (BPLP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth of parents
All people
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Both parents born overseas 1,437,990 27.9 1,225,440 26.1 9,321,603 36.7
Father only born overseas 347,689 6.7 302,903 6.4 1,670,476 6.6
Mother only born overseas 275,465 5.3 234,423 5.0 1,257,942 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,754,865 53.4 2,575,200 54.8 11,663,577 45.9
Not stated 340,134 6.6 365,226 7.8 1,509,188 5.9

Note: For the 2021 Census, guidance was provided to respondents on how to answer for mother/father if their birth parent is unknown or they have same-sex parents.

More information on Country of birth of parents (BPPP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth of father, top stated responses
All people
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Australia 3,039,026 58.9 2,824,427 60.1 12,959,282 51.0
England 341,677 6.6 287,093 6.1 1,626,778 6.4
New Zealand 260,594 5.1 236,408 5.0 673,661 2.6
India 103,646 2.0 67,906 1.4 935,066 3.7
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 78,273 1.5 64,852 1.4 784,594 3.1

Note: For the 2021 Census, guidance was provided to respondents on how to answer for father if their birth parent is unknown or they have same-sex parents.

More information on Country of birth of father (BPMP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth of mother, top stated responses
All people
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Australia 3,114,259 60.4 2,897,345 61.6 13,383,605 52.6
England 310,576 6.0 264,164 5.6 1,488,479 5.9
New Zealand 256,031 5.0 236,928 5.0 650,743 2.6
India 100,657 2.0 65,916 1.4 917,541 3.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 79,687 1.5 64,864 1.4 787,673 3.1

Note: For the 2021 Census, guidance was provided to respondents on how to answer for mother if their birth parent is unknown or they have same-sex parents.

More information on Country of birth of mother (BPFP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Religious affiliation, top responses
All people
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
No Religion, so described 2,099,765 40.7 1,374,433 29.2 9,767,448 38.4
Catholic 961,469 18.6 1,022,518 21.7 5,075,907 20.0
Anglican 581,373 11.3 719,721 15.3 2,496,273 9.8
Not stated 392,694 7.6 445,304 9.5 1,751,052 6.9
Uniting Church 186,373 3.6 238,309 5.1 673,260 2.6

Note: 'No Religion, so described' does not include those who reported Secular and Other Spiritual Beliefs such as Atheism, Agnosticism and Own Spiritual Beliefs.

For 2021 in Queensland, Christianity was the largest broad group religious group reported overall (49.5%) (excludes Not stated). The broad group level is the highest and most general level of the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups, 2016.

More information on Religious affiliation (RELP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Language used at home, top responses (other than English)
All people
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Mandarin 83,607 1.6 69,473 1.5 685,274 2.7
Vietnamese 31,370 0.6 25,915 0.6 320,758 1.3
Punjabi 30,873 0.6 17,988 0.4 239,033 0.9
Spanish 29,642 0.6 21,012 0.4 171,370 0.7
Cantonese 27,437 0.5 24,899 0.5 295,281 1.2
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only used at home 4,151,206 80.5 3,820,631 81.2 18,303,662 72.0
Households where a non-English language is used 291,137 15.6 240,228 14.5 2,295,688 24.8

More information on Language used at home (LANP)
Languages used at home data is based on place of usual residence
Households where a non-English language is used, is based on place of enumeration

Income and work

Median weekly incomes (a)
People aged 15 years and over
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Personal (b) $787 N/A $660 N/A $805 N/A
Family (c) $2,024 N/A $1,661 N/A $2,120 N/A
Household (d) $1,675 N/A $1,402 N/A $1,746 N/A

(a) Incomes are collected in ranges. The medians are then calculated using information from the Survey of Income and Housing.
(b) Excludes people aged 15 years and over who did not state their income.
(c) Excludes families where at least one family member aged 15 years and over did not state their income.
(d) Excludes households where at least one household member aged 15 years and over did not state their income.

More information on Total personal income (INCP), Total family income (FINF), Total household income (HIND)
Personal income data is based on place of usual residence
Family and household income data is based on place of enumeration

Unpaid work and care

Unpaid work and care
People aged 15 years and over
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Did unpaid domestic work (week before Census Night) 2,873,872 68.6 2,671,861 70.5 14,077,657 67.7
Provided unpaid care for child/children (during two weeks before Census Night) 1,112,322 26.5 1,063,446 28.1 5,471,756 26.3
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability, health condition or due to old age (during two weeks before Census Night) 481,016 11.5 407,171 10.7 2,476,681 11.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 590,690 14.1 714,140 18.8 2,933,646 14.1

More information on Unpaid domestic work (DOMP), Unpaid child care (CHCAREP), Unpaid assistance to a person with a disability, health condition, or due to old age (UNCAREP), Voluntary work for an organisation or group (VOLWP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Less than 5 hours 845,018 20.2 853,122 22.5 4,117,135 19.8
5 to 14 hours 1,161,729 27.7 1,017,233 26.8 5,663,904 27.3
15 to 29 hours 507,771 12.1 448,337 11.8 2,511,024 12.1
30 hours or more 359,358 8.6 353,171 9.3 1,785,591 8.6

Note: Measures the time spent during the week before the Census doing domestic work without pay for themselves and their household.

More information on Unpaid domestic work: number of hours (DOMP)
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Health

Type of long-term health condition
All people
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Arthritis 456,139 8.8 N/A N/A 2,150,396 8.5
Asthma 438,183 8.5 N/A N/A 2,068,020 8.1
Cancer (including remission) 159,887 3.1 N/A N/A 732,152 2.9
Dementia (including Alzheimer's) 37,680 0.7 N/A N/A 189,162 0.7
Diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes) 231,642 4.5 N/A N/A 1,198,721 4.7
Heart disease (including heart attack or angina) 215,678 4.2 N/A N/A 999,096 3.9
Kidney disease 47,737 0.9 N/A N/A 231,777 0.9
Lung condition (including COPD or emphysema) 106,989 2.1 N/A N/A 441,109 1.7
Mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) 496,662 9.6 N/A N/A 2,231,543 8.8
Stroke 49,769 1.0 N/A N/A 234,609 0.9
Any other long-term health condition(s) 434,963 8.4 N/A N/A 2,041,929 8.0
No long-term health condition(s) 3,001,387 58.2 N/A N/A 15,292,718 60.2
Not stated 459,562 8.9 N/A N/A 2,066,251 8.1

Note 1: Respondents had the option of reporting multiple long-term health conditions. Therefore, the sum of all long-term health condition responses for an area will not equal the total number of people in the area.

Note 2: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of people in the area (including those who did not answer the long-term health conditions question).

Note 3: 2016 comparison data is not available for this table. Long-term health conditions is a new question for the 2021 Census.

More information on Type of long-term health condition (LTHP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Count of selected long-term health conditions
All people
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
None of the selected conditions 3,209,952 62.3 N/A N/A 16,302,537 64.1
One condition 994,584 19.3 N/A N/A 4,791,516 18.8
Two conditions 319,808 6.2 N/A N/A 1,490,344 5.9
Three or more conditions 172,226 3.3 N/A N/A 772,142 3.0
Not stated 459,562 8.9 N/A N/A 2,066,251 8.1

Note 1: Selected long-term health conditions include arthritis, asthma, cancer (including remission), dementia (including Alzheimer's), diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes), heart disease (including heart attack or angina), kidney disease, lung condition (including COPD or emphysema), mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) and stroke. Other long-term health conditions are not included in this count.

Note 2: 2016 comparison data is not available for this table. Long-term health conditions is a new question for the 2021 Census.

More information on Count of selected long-term health conditions (CLTHP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Australian Defence Force service

Australian Defence Force Service
People aged 15 years and over
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Currently serving 23,140 0.6 N/A N/A 84,865 0.4
Previously served (and not currently serving) 139,973 3.3 N/A N/A 496,276 2.4
Has never served 3,747,281 89.4 N/A N/A 18,954,152 91.2
Not stated 281,419 6.7 N/A N/A 1,249,493 6.0

Note 1: Australian Defence Force Service includes service in the Regular and/or Reserves service. Includes Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army, Royal Australian Air Force, Second Australian Imperial Force, National Service and NORFORCE. Excludes service for non-Australian defence forces.

Note 2: 2016 comparison data is not available for this table. Service with the Australian Defence Force is a new question for the 2021 Census.

More information on Australian Defence Force service (ADFP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Families

Family composition
People aged 15 years and over
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Couple family without children 551,069 40.3 481,452 39.4 2,608,834 38.8
Couple family with children 563,327 41.2 518,499 42.5 2,944,140 43.7
One parent family 230,026 16.8 201,303 16.5 1,068,268 15.9
Other family 22,230 1.6 19,897 1.6 108,941 1.6

More information on Family composition (FMCF)
Table based on place of enumeration

Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Male N/A 20.0 N/A 18.5 N/A 19.6
Female N/A 80.0 N/A 81.5 N/A 80.4

More information on Sex of lone parent (SLPP)
Table based on place of enumeration

Dwellings

Dwelling count
Private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Occupied private dwellings 1,869,462 90.7 1,656,831 89.4 9,275,217 89.9
Unoccupied private dwellings 192,393 9.3 195,572 10.6 1,043,776 10.1

More information on Dwelling type (DWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Separate house 1,397,920 74.8 1,269,649 76.6 6,710,582 72.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 218,546 11.7 174,980 10.6 1,168,860 12.6
Flat or apartment 233,531 12.5 186,782 11.3 1,319,095 14.2
Other dwelling 13,519 0.7 16,812 1.0 54,711 0.6

More information on Dwelling structure (STRD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
None (includes studio apartments or bedsitters) 9,560 0.5 8,306 0.5 44,864 0.5
1 bedroom 87,315 4.7 70,632 4.3 488,681 5.3
2 bedrooms 317,737 17.0 275,202 16.6 1,768,530 19.1
3 bedrooms 700,672 37.5 657,982 39.7 3,617,803 39.0
4 or more bedrooms 725,167 38.8 604,266 36.5 3,224,351 34.8
Number of bedrooms not stated 28,998 1.6 40,449 2.4 130,989 1.4
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 N/A 3.2 N/A 3.1 N/A
Average number of people per household 2.5 N/A 2.6 N/A 2.5 N/A

More information on Number of bedrooms in a private dwelling (BEDD), Number of persons usually resident in dwelling (NPRD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Number of registered motor vehicles
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
None 106,309 5.7 99,135 6.0 673,969 7.3
1 motor vehicle 658,705 35.2 566,232 34.2 3,353,737 36.2
2 motor vehicles 701,752 37.5 620,095 37.4 3,366,738 36.3
3 or more vehicles 373,952 20.0 315,102 19.0 1,745,924 18.8
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28,738 1.5 56,263 3.4 134,848 1.5

Note: Motor vehicles excludes motorbikes, motor scooters and heavy motor vehicles.

More information on Number of registered motor vehicles (VEHD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Housing

Household composition
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Family households 1,327,873 71.0 1,189,858 71.8 6,542,648 70.5
Single (or lone) person households 461,009 24.7 389,078 23.5 2,370,742 25.6
Group households 80,576 4.3 77,899 4.7 361,822 3.9

More information on Household composition (HHCD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Tenure type
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Owned outright 543,285 29.1 471,408 28.5 2,872,331 31.0
Owned with a mortgage (a) 643,459 34.4 558,439 33.7 3,242,449 35.0
Rented (b) 618,442 33.1 551,111 33.3 2,842,378 30.6
Other tenure type (c) 35,170 1.9 30,935 1.9 181,518 2.0
Tenure type not stated 29,107 1.6 44,942 2.7 136,538 1.5

(a) Includes dwellings purchased under a shared equity scheme.
(b) Excludes dwellings being occupied rent-free. The 2016 figure presented above is conceptually comparable with the 2021 data, however this is not comparable with historical QuickStats as dwellings being occupied rent-free were included in the rented categories.
(c) Comprises dwellings occupied rent free, occupied under a life tenure scheme and other tenure type.

More information on Tenure type (TEND)
Table based on place of enumeration

Household income
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Less than $650 total household weekly income (a) N/A 16.4 N/A 19.5 N/A 16.5
More than $3,000 total household weekly income (a) N/A 21.9 N/A 14.4 N/A 24.3

(a) Percentages (%) exclude dwellings with 'Partial income stated' or 'All incomes not stated.'

More information on Total household income (weekly) (HIND)
Table based on place of enumeration

Rent weekly payments
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) being rented
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Median rent (a) 365 N/A 335 N/A 375 N/A
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Renter households where rent payments are less than or equal to 30% of household income (b) 359,728 58.2 291,490 52.9 1,667,080 58.7
Renter households with rent payments greater than 30% of household income (b) 199,511 32.3 198,047 35.9 915,317 32.2
Unable to determine (c) 59,204 9.6 61,578 11.2 259,992 9.1

(a) Median rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free. The 2016 figure presented above is conceptually comparable with the 2021 data, however this is not comparable with historical QuickStats as dwellings being occupied rent-free were included in the rented categories.
(b) The 2016 figure presented above is conceptually comparable with 2021 data, however this is not comparable with historical QuickStats, as applicable households included in this calculation have changed. For details on how Household income is derived please refer to RAID.
(c) Unable to determine includes those households in which income and/or housing costs were not, or were only partially stated, by persons in the household.

More information on Rent payments (weekly) (RNTD), Rent affordability indicator (RAID)
Table based on place of enumeration

Mortgage monthly repayments
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) owned with a mortgage or purchased under a shared equity scheme
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 N/A 1,733 N/A 1,863 N/A
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Owner with mortgage households where mortgage repayments are less than or equal to 30% of household income (a) 487,060 75.7 382,409 68.5 2,398,902 74.0
Owner with mortgage households with mortgage repayments greater than 30% of household income (a) 76,615 11.9 98,499 17.6 468,817 14.5
Unable to determine (b) 79,788 12.4 77,530 13.9 374,734 11.6

(a) The 2016 figure presented above is conceptually comparable with 2021 data, however this is not comparable with historical QuickStats, as applicable households included in this calculation have changed. For details on how Household income is derived please refer to MAID.
(b) Unable to determine includes those households in which income and/or housing costs were not, or were only partially stated, by persons in the household.

More information on Mortgage repayments (monthly) (MRED), Mortgage affordability indicator (MAID)
Table based on place of enumeration

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples

People characteristics
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Male 117,102 49.3 92,176 49.4 403,709 49.7
Female 120,203 50.7 94,307 50.6 409,025 50.3
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Median age 23 N/A 22 N/A 24 N/A

More information on Sex (SEXP), Indigenous status (INGP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Average number of people per household 3.2 N/A 3.3 N/A 3.1 N/A
Average number of people per bedroom 1 N/A 1 N/A 1 N/A
Median weekly household income (a) 1,517 N/A 1,222 N/A 1,507 N/A

(a) Excludes households where at least one person aged 15 years and over in the household did not state their income.

More information on Number of bedrooms in a private dwelling (BEDD), Household composition (HHCD), Total household income (HIND), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Queensland, 2021 % Queensland, 2021 Queensland, 2016 % Queensland, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Median weekly rent (a) 305 N/A 270 N/A 300 N/A
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,670 N/A 1,733 N/A 1,721 N/A

(a) Median rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free. The 2016 figure presented above is conceptually comparable with the 2021 data, however this is not comparable with historical QuickStats as dwellings being occupied rent-free were included in the rented categories.

More information on Rent weekly payments (RNTD), Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Please note that there are small random adjustments 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 table totals.