2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Brassall

Code SSC30227 (SSC)
People 9,245
Male 4,401
Female 4,844
Median age 34
Families 2,478
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,758
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,127
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,659
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Total 9,245 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,401 47.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,844 52.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 390 4.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,245 people in Brassall (State Suburbs) of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.2% of the population.

Age Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 770 8.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 685 7.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 615 6.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 696 7.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 715 7.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 718 7.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 534 5.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 652 7.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 623 6.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 566 6.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 466 5.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 452 4.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 454 4.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 355 3.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 322 3.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 238 2.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 199 2.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 184 2.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Brassall (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,283 45.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 248 3.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 661 9.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 436 6.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,546 35.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Brassall (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.8% were married and 12.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Brassall (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,042 46.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 734 11.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,832 42.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Brassall (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Brassall (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 106 4.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 520 20.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 198 7.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 146 5.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 294 11.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 166 6.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 135 5.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 173 6.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 267 10.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 52 2.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 528 20.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,585 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Brassall (State Suburbs) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.5% were in primary school, 23.0% in secondary school and 17.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,792 84.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,286 14.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 612 7.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 466 5.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,374 72.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Brassall (State Suburbs), 72.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Brassall % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,675 61.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,146 26.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 263 6.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 281 6.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,365 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,365 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brassall (State Suburbs). Of these 61.3% were employed full time, 26.3% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 404 9.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 328 8.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 414 10.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 920 22.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,751 42.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Brassall (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Brassall (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 567 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,326 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,127 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Brassall (State Suburbs) was $567.

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

Unpaid work Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,237 73.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,355 32.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 760 10.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,329 18.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Brassall (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.8% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,552 21.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,925 26.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 891 12.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 869 12.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brassall (State Suburbs), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 876 35.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,068 43.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 486 19.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 48 1.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Brassall (State Suburbs), 43.1% were couple families with children, 35.4% were couple families without children and 19.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Brassall (State Suburbs) 14.3% of single parents were male and 85.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,971 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,195 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brassall (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,195 and those without children was $1,971.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 430 22.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 47 2.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 377 19.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 321 16.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 90 4.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 416 21.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 127 6.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 132 6.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Brassall (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 19.4% 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 Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,375 92.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 291 7.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Brassall (State Suburbs), 92.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,879 85.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 330 9.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 115 3.4 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 43 1.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Brassall (State Suburbs), 85.3% were separate houses, 9.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 20 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 136 4.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 388 11.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,389 41.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,394 41.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 48 1.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Brassall (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 11.5% had 2 bedrooms and 41.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 874 25.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,019 30.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,394 41.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 73 2.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Brassall (State Suburbs), 25.9% were owned outright, 30.2% were owned with a mortgage and 41.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,429 72.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 822 24.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 123 3.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Brassall (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.0% were family households, 24.4% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brassall (State Suburbs), 24.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.0% 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 Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.2 -- 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 Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,659 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 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 Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
None 259 7.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,250 37.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,185 35.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 555 16.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 126 3.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Brassall (State Suburbs), 37.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.4% 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 Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 389 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 174 44.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 215 55.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Brassall (State Suburbs), there were 389 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 174 (or 44.7%) were male and 215 (or 55.3%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,008 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Brassall (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,008.

Mortgage and rent Brassall % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 265 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,739 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Brassall (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $265 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,739.

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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