2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

East Brisbane

Code SSC30534 (SSC)
People 5,598
Male 3,075
Female 2,523
Median age 31
Families 1,132
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 2,637
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,494
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $346
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Total 5,598 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,075 54.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,523 45.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 48 0.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,598 people in East Brisbane (State Suburbs) of these 54.9% were male and 45.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 253 4.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 217 3.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 224 4.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 311 5.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 738 13.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 860 15.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 622 11.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 456 8.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 372 6.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 324 5.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 310 5.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 268 4.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 204 3.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 141 2.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 104 1.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 98 1.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 49 0.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 48 0.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in East Brisbane (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.9% of the population.

Registered marital status East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,560 31.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 111 2.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 368 7.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 149 3.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,713 55.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in East Brisbane (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 31.8% were married and 9.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in East Brisbane (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,295 31.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 539 13.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,315 55.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 31.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in East Brisbane (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 45 2.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 117 6.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 64 3.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 74 3.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 41 2.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 42 2.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 197 10.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 144 7.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 580 29.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 72 3.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 587 29.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,963 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs) 35.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 13.0% were in primary school, 14.3% in secondary school and 36.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,433 61.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,830 36.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 364 7.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 302 6.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,483 49.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs), 49.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,094 62.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 913 27.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 172 5.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 176 5.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,355 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,355 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in East Brisbane (State Suburbs). Of these 62.4% were employed full time, 27.2% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 275 8.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 328 10.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 313 9.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 523 16.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,572 49.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in East Brisbane (State Suburbs), 8.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 28 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in East Brisbane (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 28 years.

Occupation East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 769 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,075 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,494 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in East Brisbane (State Suburbs) was $769.

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

Unpaid work East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,393 69.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 898 18.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 340 6.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,012 20.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.3% provided care for children and 6.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,495 30.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,319 26.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 362 7.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 221 4.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in East Brisbane (State Suburbs), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 548 48.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 402 35.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 136 12.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 48 4.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in East Brisbane (State Suburbs), 35.4% were couple families with children, 48.3% were couple families without children and 12.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs) 21.4% of single parents were male and 78.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,389 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,130 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,130 and those without children was $2,389.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 305 32.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 44 4.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 185 19.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 137 14.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 38 4.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 96 10.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 66 7.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 78 8.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs), of couple families, 32.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,171 90.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 227 9.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,063 49.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 187 8.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 908 41.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in East Brisbane (State Suburbs), 49.0% were separate houses, 8.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 41.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 23 1.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 271 12.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 712 32.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 689 31.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 430 19.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 44 2.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 12.5% had 1 bedroom, 32.8% had 2 bedrooms and 31.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 407 18.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 562 25.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,139 52.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 50 2.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in East Brisbane (State Suburbs), 18.8% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 52.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,120 51.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 698 32.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 352 16.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs), of all households, 51.6% were family households, 32.2% were single person households and 16.2% were group households.

Household income East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs), 19.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 19.3% 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 East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 346 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.1 -- 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 East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
None 325 15.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 910 42.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 605 27.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 258 11.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 69 3.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs), 42.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.9% 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 East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 49 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 26 53.1 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 23 46.9 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in East Brisbane (State Suburbs), there were 49 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 26 (or 53.1%) were male and 23 (or 46.9%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 774 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $774.

Mortgage and rent East Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 450 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In East Brisbane (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $450 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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