2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Statistical Area Level 2

Springfield

Code 310041303 (SA2)
People 6,618
Male 3,221
Female 3,397
Median age 28
Families 1,792
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,149
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,675
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Total 6,618 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,221 48.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,397 51.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 186 2.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,618 people in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

Age Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 703 10.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 642 9.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 606 9.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 543 8.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 457 6.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 559 8.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 579 8.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 576 8.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 564 8.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 467 7.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 302 4.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 225 3.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 161 2.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 105 1.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 68 1.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 32 0.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 17 0.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 10 0.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 28 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2) was 28 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,333 49.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 205 4.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 323 6.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 99 2.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,716 36.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2) aged 15 years and over, 49.9% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,204 49.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 610 13.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,612 36.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 116 5.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 586 26.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 112 5.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 119 5.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 376 16.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 74 3.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 86 3.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 140 6.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 236 10.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 44 2.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 331 14.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,220 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2) 33.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.8% were in primary school, 24.1% in secondary school and 16.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Springfield % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,484 67.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,470 39.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 463 7.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 391 6.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,970 47.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), 47.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Springfield % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Springfield % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,400 67.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 772 21.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 185 5.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 187 5.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,544 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,544 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2). Of these 67.7% were employed full time, 21.8% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 282 8.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 198 5.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 292 8.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 783 23.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,616 48.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 749 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,707 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,675 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2) was $749.

Travel to work, top responses Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,571 76.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,940 41.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 421 9.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 739 15.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 41.5% provided care for children and 9.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,190 25.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,394 29.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 553 11.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 436 9.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), 29.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 457 25.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 987 55.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 325 18.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 22 1.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), 55.1% were couple families with children, 25.5% were couple families without children and 18.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2) 13.6% of single parents were male and 86.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,134 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,171 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,171 and those without children was $2,134.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 518 35.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 31 2.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 292 20.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 271 18.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 47 3.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 85 5.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 111 7.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 91 6.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), of couple families, 35.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.1% had both employed part-time and 20.2% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,011 96.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 83 4.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), 96.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,865 92.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 143 7.1 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), 92.9% were separate houses, 7.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 0.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 22 1.1 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 647 32.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,303 65.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 1.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 1.1% had 2 bedrooms and 32.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 195 9.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,015 50.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 766 38.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 28 1.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), 9.7% were owned outright, 50.5% were owned with a mortgage and 38.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,730 86.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 205 10.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 73 3.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), of all households, 86.2% were family households, 10.2% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 8.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), 8.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — 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 Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 11.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.5 -- 9.7 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
None 37 1.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 579 28.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 982 48.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 368 18.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 43 2.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), 28.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 186 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 88 47.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 98 52.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), there were 186 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 88 (or 47.3%) were male and 98 (or 52.7%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,826 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,826.

Mortgage and rent Springfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 345 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,492 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Springfield (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $345 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,492.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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