Brisbane Inner City

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2021 Census Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people QuickStats
Area code 305
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 4,039
Male 49.4%
Female 50.6%
Median age 28
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families 1,308
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 2,572
Average number of people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,803
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,210
Median weekly rent (a) $400

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.
(b) For 2021, median weekly rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free.

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People and population

Indigenous status
All people
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander total 4,039 1.4 237,303 4.6 812,728 3.2
Aboriginal 3,502 1.2 193,405 3.8 742,882 2.9
Torres Strait Islander 291 0.1 21,772 0.4 33,765 0.1
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 241 0.1 22,122 0.4 36,083 0.1
Non-Indigenous 274,662 94.0 4,635,042 89.9 23,375,949 91.9
Not stated 13,545 4.6 283,793 5.5 1,234,112 4.9

More information on Place of Usual Residence (PURP), Indigenous status (INGP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Age
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 28 N/A 23 N/A 24 N/A
0-4 years 224 5.5 25,731 10.8 85,941 10.6
5-14 years 414 10.3 54,439 22.9 179,604 22.1
15-24 years 1,001 24.8 44,204 18.6 150,057 18.5
25-34 years 977 24.2 33,612 14.2 117,969 14.5
35-44 years 497 12.3 25,219 10.6 87,910 10.8
45-54 years 452 11.2 23,680 10.0 81,802 10.1
55-64 years 284 7.0 17,354 7.3 61,759 7.6
65 years and over 189 4.7 13,065 5.5 47,677 5.9

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

Registered marital status
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 444 13.1 33,341 21.2 127,525 23.3
Separated 120 3.5 6,967 4.4 23,982 4.4
Divorced 255 7.5 10,657 6.8 37,473 6.8
Widowed 68 2.0 4,181 2.7 16,329 3.0
Never married 2,512 73.9 101,985 64.9 341,871 62.5

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
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over, usually resident and present in the household on Census night
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage (a) 405 14.0 30,074 21.4 112,643 23.0
De facto marriage (b) 554 19.1 25,417 18.0 81,295 16.6
Not married 1,936 66.9 85,357 60.6 296,032 60.4

(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
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people attending an educational institution
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 56 4.1 6,070 6.6 25,485 8.0
Primary 262 19.1 35,874 38.9 120,864 37.9
Secondary 264 19.3 26,207 28.4 83,631 26.2
Tertiary - Vocational education (including TAFE and private training providers) 150 10.9 4,967 5.4 21,273 6.7
Tertiary - University or higher education 543 39.6 6,362 6.9 21,149 6.6
Other 23 1.7 2,803 3.0 7,310 2.3
Not stated 69 5.0 9,970 10.8 38,814 12.2

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

Cultural diversity

Australian Indigenous language, top responses
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Yumplatok (Torres Strait Creole) 28 0.7 7,380 3.1 7,596 0.9
Australian Indigenous Languages, nfd 25 0.6 1,407 0.6 4,197 0.5
Other Australian Indigenous Languages, nec 22 0.5 1,292 0.5 2,863 0.4
Kalaw Kawaw Ya/Kalaw Lagaw Ya 14 0.3 805 0.3 875 0.1
Wiradjuri 10 0.2 126 0.1 1,479 0.2
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Australian Indigenous languages used at home 142 3.5 19,018 8.0 76,978 9.5
English only used at home 3,654 90.5 202,342 85.3 683,122 84.1
Ancestry, top responses
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australian Aboriginal 3,309 81.9 194,063 81.8 695,359 85.6
Australian 1,380 34.2 78,079 32.9 277,467 34.1
English 713 17.7 35,211 14.8 131,618 16.2
Torres Strait Islander 461 11.4 38,500 16.2 57,353 7.1
Irish 312 7.7 9,006 3.8 31,853 3.9

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 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the area.
Note 2: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the area (including those who did not state an ancestry).In 2016 QuickStats percentages were based on total number of responses and will not be comparable to this table.

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

Income and work

Median weekly incomes (a)
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal (b) 781 N/A 563 N/A 540 N/A
Family (c) 2,237 N/A 1,510 N/A 1,527 N/A
Household (d) 1,803 N/A 1,517 N/A 1,507 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 (weekly) (INCP), Total family income (weekly) (FINF), Total household income (weekly) (HIND), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD), Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander family indicator (INGF)
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
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (week before Census Night) 2,286 67.1 93,340 59.4 328,022 59.9
Provided unpaid care for child/children (during two weeks before Census Night) 552 16.2 46,884 29.8 166,628 30.5
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability, health condition or due to old age (during two weeks before Census Night) 364 10.7 20,506 13.1 76,568 14.0
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 555 16.3 16,824 10.7 58,029 10.6

Health

Type of long-term health condition
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Arthritis 207 5.1 13,964 5.9 50,807 6.3
Asthma 604 15.0 30,328 12.8 107,162 13.2
Cancer (including remission) 86 2.1 3,684 1.6 12,927 1.6
Dementia (including Alzheimer's) 18 0.4 1,084 0.5 3,610 0.4
Diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes) 190 4.7 14,227 6.0 47,688 5.9
Heart disease (including heart attack or angina) 138 3.4 8,644 3.6 30,160 3.7
Kidney disease 31 0.8 2,678 1.1 10,053 1.2
Lung condition (including COPD or emphysema) 87 2.2 4,813 2.0 17,552 2.2
Mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) 900 22.3 29,713 12.5 107,776 13.3
Stroke 35 0.9 2,004 0.8 7,059 0.9
Any other long-term health condition(s) 409 10.1 20,408 8.6 70,592 8.7
No long-term health condition(s) 2,191 54.2 138,929 58.5 462,348 56.9
Not stated 157 3.9 17,857 7.5 65,539 8.1

Note 1: Measures the number of people who reported that they have been told by a doctor or nurse that they have any of these long-term health conditions.
Note 2: 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 3: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the area (including those who did not answer the long-term health conditions question).

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

Count of selected long-term health conditions
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None of the selected conditions 2,340 57.9 147,859 62.3 493,110 60.7
One condition 1,070 26.5 47,176 19.9 167,204 20.6
Two conditions 301 7.5 15,219 6.4 54,174 6.7
Three or more conditions 176 4.4 9,182 3.9 32,701 4.0
Not stated 157 3.9 17,857 7.5 65,539 8.1

Note: 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.

More information on Count of selected long-term health conditions (CLTHP)
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Housing

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only households and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Number of dwellings requiring one or more extra bedroom(s) (a) 168 6.5 9,479 9.3 31,268 8.9
Average number of people per household 2.3 N/A 3.2 N/A 3.1 N/A
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 N/A 1 N/A 1 N/A
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4 N/A 1.9 N/A 1.9 N/A

(a) The Canadian National Occupancy Standard for Housing Appropriateness is used to determine whether there are enough bedrooms in the dwelling for the usual residents. See Housing suitability information below for more details.

More information on Number of bedrooms in private dwelling (BEDD), Household composition (HHCD), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD), Housing suitability (HOSD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Mortgage and Rent
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only households and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent (a) $400 N/A $305 N/A $300 N/A
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,210 N/A $1,670 N/A $1,721 N/A

(a) Median rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.

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

Family household composition
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only households and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
One family household: Couple family with no children 615 23.9 18,041 17.8 62,751 17.8
One family household: Couple family with children 354 13.8 30,193 29.7 104,435 29.7
One family household: One parent family 286 11.1 25,214 24.8 86,135 24.5
One family household: Other family 54 2.1 2,079 2.0 7,040 2.0
Multiple family household: Couple family with no children 10 0.4 570 0.6 2,130 0.6
Multiple family household: Couple family with children 12 0.5 2,042 2.0 6,813 1.9
Multiple family household: One parent family 17 0.7 2,678 2.6 8,606 2.4
Multiple family household: Other family 0 0.0 108 0.1 412 0.1
Other household 1,221 47.5 20,562 20.3 73,717 20.9

Note: This table counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level. In multiple family households, only the family composition of the primary family is recorded. Other household includes lone person households and group households.

More information on Family household composition (dwelling) (HCFMD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 760 29.5 80,529 79.3 281,729 80.0
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc. 211 8.2 11,082 10.9 38,396 10.9
Flat or apartment 1,582 61.5 8,530 8.4 27,919 7.9
Other dwelling 3 0.1 1,003 1.0 2,861 0.8

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

Tenure type
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only households and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Brisbane Inner City % Brisbane Inner City Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 179 7.0 12,395 12.2 48,452 13.8
Owned with a mortgage (a) 377 14.7 26,096 25.7 96,647 27.5
Rented (b) 1,946 75.7 59,211 58.3 192,703 54.7
Other (c) 27 1.0 1,295 1.3 5,582 1.6
Not stated 43 1.7 2,502 2.5 8,652 2.5

(a) Includes dwellings purchased under a shared equity scheme.
(b) Excludes dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.
(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

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.