2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

East Ipswich

Code SSC30539 (SSC)
People 2,194
Male 1,103
Female 1,091
Median age 36
Families 586
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,050
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,059
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $255
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,194 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,103 50.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,091 49.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 97 4.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,194 people in East Ipswich (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.4% of the population.

Age East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 171 7.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 127 5.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 154 7.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 133 6.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 156 7.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 160 7.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 164 7.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 163 7.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 140 6.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 163 7.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 156 7.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 122 5.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 99 4.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 77 3.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 60 2.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 58 2.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 43 2.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 47 2.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in East Ipswich (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.1% of the population.

Registered marital status East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 724 41.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 65 3.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 188 10.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 117 6.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 655 37.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in East Ipswich (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.4% were married and 14.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in East Ipswich (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 656 41.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 175 10.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 769 48.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in East Ipswich (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 29 5.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 134 23.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 31 5.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 30 5.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 61 10.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 26 4.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 4.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 38 6.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 77 13.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 14 2.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 115 19.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 583 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs) 26.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.4% were in primary school, 19.7% in secondary school and 19.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,814 82.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 339 16.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 169 8.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 104 5.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,423 69.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs), 69.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 657 61.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 287 26.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 55 5.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 75 7.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,074 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,074 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in East Ipswich (State Suburbs). Of these 61.2% were employed full time, 26.7% were employed part-time and 7.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 92 9.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 80 8.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 109 10.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 272 27.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 386 38.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in East Ipswich (State Suburbs), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in East Ipswich (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 589 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,260 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,059 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in East Ipswich (State Suburbs) was $589.

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

Unpaid work East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,282 73.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 495 28.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 193 11.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 342 19.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.3% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 385 22.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 473 27.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 237 13.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 190 10.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in East Ipswich (State Suburbs), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 207 35.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 224 38.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 147 25.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 1.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in East Ipswich (State Suburbs), 38.2% were couple families with children, 35.3% were couple families without children and 25.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs) 21.3% of single parents were male and 78.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,094 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,155 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,155 and those without children was $2,094.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 99 23.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 4.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 66 15.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 71 16.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 30 7.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 81 19.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 27 6.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 36 8.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 15.5% 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 Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 867 85.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 152 14.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs), 85.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 704 81.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 135 15.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 28 3.2 181,717 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 East Ipswich (State Suburbs), 81.2% were separate houses, 15.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 0.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 247 28.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 480 55.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 120 13.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 1.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 28.5% had 2 bedrooms and 55.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 251 28.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 272 31.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 316 36.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 1.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 2.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in East Ipswich (State Suburbs), 28.9% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 36.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 570 65.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 264 30.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 34 3.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.7% were family households, 30.4% were single person households and 3.9% were group households.

Household income East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs), 22.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.1% 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 Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 255 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.8 -- 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 Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 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 East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
None 100 11.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 387 44.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 262 30.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 95 10.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 24 2.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs), 44.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.9% 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 Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 99 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 57 57.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 42 42.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in East Ipswich (State Suburbs), there were 99 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 57 (or 57.6%) were male and 42 (or 42.4%) 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 East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 707 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $707.

Mortgage and rent East Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 235 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In East Ipswich (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $235 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

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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