2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Ipswich (Ipswich City)

Code SSC31279 (SSC)
People 2,327
Male 1,133
Female 1,194
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 1,942
People born overseas 362
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 39
Families 479
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 995
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $742
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
Total 2,327 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,133 48.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,194 51.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 102 4.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,327 people were usually resident in Ipswich (Ipswich City) (State Suburbs): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 4.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 136 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 270 11.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 306 13.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 919 39.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 252 10.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 442 19.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.4% of people usually resident in Ipswich (Ipswich City) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,942 83.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 362 15.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 39 1.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.5% of people usually resident in Ipswich (Ipswich City) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 15.6% were born overseas and 1.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 631 32.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 357 18.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 187 9.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 747 38.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 32.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ipswich (Ipswich City) (State Suburbs) were married, 18.6% were either separated or divorced, 9.7% were widowed and 38.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
Australia 1,797 77.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 538 57.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 247 26.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 42 4.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 30 3.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 79 8.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 847 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 936 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 936 people aged 15 years and over in Ipswich (Ipswich City) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.5% worked full-time, 26.4% worked part-time, 4.5% were away from work, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.4% were unemployed. 847 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 372 -- 466 --
Family 1,067 -- 1,171 --
Household 742 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ipswich (Ipswich City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $372, the median family income was $1,067 and the median household income was $742.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
Couple family without children 168 35.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 182 38.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 117 24.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 12 2.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 479 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 479 families in Ipswich (Ipswich City) (State Suburbs): of these 35.1% were couple families without children, 38.0% were couple families with children, 24.4% were one parent families and 2.5% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 923 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 995 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 923 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ipswich (Ipswich City) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 662 71.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 27 2.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 231 25.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ipswich (Ipswich City) (State Suburbs), 71.7% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 198 21.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 190 20.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 445 48.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 87 9.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ipswich (Ipswich City) (State Suburbs), 21.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.6% were owned with a mortgage and 48.2% were rented.

Landlord type Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 232 52.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 73 16.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 127 28.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 13 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ipswich (Ipswich City) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 52.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Ipswich (Ipswich City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ipswich (Ipswich City) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 466 50.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 348 37.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 48 5.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ipswich (Ipswich City) (State Suburbs), 50.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 37.7% were single (or lone) person households and 5.2% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2006 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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