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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Leichhardt (Qld)

Code SSC30947 (SSC)
People 3,384
Male 1,638
Female 1,746
Median age 30
Families 877
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,314
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $846
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,495
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,384 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,638 48.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,746 51.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 289 8.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,384 people in Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 8.5% of the population.

Age Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 334 9.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 304 9.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 279 8.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 251 7.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 227 6.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 284 8.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 218 6.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 206 6.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 217 6.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 205 6.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 170 5.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 164 4.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 148 4.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 131 3.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 89 2.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 74 2.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 53 1.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 28 0.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 870 35.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 115 4.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 278 11.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 126 5.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,072 43.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 35.4% were married and 16.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 779 35.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 295 13.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,131 51.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 35.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 40 3.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 299 26.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 50 4.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 0.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 159 14.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 18 1.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 0.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 65 5.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 49 4.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 15 1.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 408 36.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,118 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs) 33.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.0% were in primary school, 16.5% in secondary school and 10.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,692 79.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 433 14.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 215 7.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 138 4.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,181 73.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), 73.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 677 55.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 292 24.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 70 5.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 172 14.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,211 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,211 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.9% were employed full time, 24.1% were employed part-time and 14.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 94 9.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 100 9.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 98 9.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 298 28.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 378 36.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 437 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 909 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 846 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $437.

Travel to work, top responses Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,542 62.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 762 31.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 330 13.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 300 12.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.0% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 416 16.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 536 21.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 286 11.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 301 12.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), 21.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 247 28.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 299 34.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 308 35.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 23 2.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), 34.1% were couple families with children, 28.2% were couple families without children and 35.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs) 15.4% of single parents were male and 84.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,716 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,741 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,741 and those without children was $1,716.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 92 16.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 2.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 76 14.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 100 18.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 22 4.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 176 32.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 38 7.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 26 4.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 14.0% 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 Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,157 94.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 72 5.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), 94.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,143 98.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 0.5 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7 0.6 181,717 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 Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), 98.9% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 0.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 70 6.1 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 872 75.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 177 15.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 2.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 6.1% had 2 bedrooms and 75.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 200 17.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 314 27.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 597 51.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 42 3.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), 17.3% were owned outright, 27.1% were owned with a mortgage and 51.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 857 74.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 254 21.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 47 4.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.0% were family households, 21.9% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), 32.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.5% 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 Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.5 -- 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 Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,495 -- 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 Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 130 11.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 510 44.2 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 332 28.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 122 10.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 61 5.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), 44.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.6% 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 Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 289 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 142 49.1 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 147 50.9 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 289 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 142 (or 49.1%) were male and 147 (or 50.9%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 863 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $863.

Mortgage and rent Leichhardt (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 190 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,632 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Leichhardt (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $190 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,632.

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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