2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

North Ipswich

Code SSC31241 (SSC)
People 4,587
Male 2,290
Female 2,297
Median age 36
Families 1,148
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,946
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,009
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,600
Median weekly rent $250
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 North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Total 4,587 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,290 49.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,297 50.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 200 4.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,587 people in North Ipswich (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.4% of the population.

Age North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 371 8.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 263 5.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 275 6.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 301 6.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 372 8.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 378 8.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 286 6.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 304 6.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 303 6.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 310 6.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 293 6.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 245 5.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 188 4.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 180 3.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 150 3.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 128 2.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 117 2.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 120 2.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in North Ipswich (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.1% of the population.

Registered marital status North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,392 37.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 149 4.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 394 10.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 243 6.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,499 40.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in North Ipswich (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 37.9% were married and 14.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in North Ipswich (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,214 38.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 433 13.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,522 48.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in North Ipswich (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 47 3.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 243 19.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 89 7.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 26 2.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 120 9.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 83 6.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 26 2.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 93 7.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 127 10.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 28 2.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 344 28.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,226 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs) 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.1% were in primary school, 18.7% in secondary school and 17.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,847 83.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 579 13.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 319 7.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 209 5.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,105 73.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs), 73.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,241 58.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 557 26.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 121 5.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 194 9.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,113 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,113 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in North Ipswich (State Suburbs). Of these 58.7% were employed full time, 26.4% were employed part-time and 9.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 182 9.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 175 9.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 199 10.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 434 22.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 811 42.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in North Ipswich (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status North 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 North Ipswich (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 507 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,178 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,009 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in North Ipswich (State Suburbs) was $507.

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

Unpaid work North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,476 67.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 987 26.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 420 11.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 610 16.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.8% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 694 18.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 934 25.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 432 11.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 416 11.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in North Ipswich (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 414 36.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 435 37.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 272 23.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 28 2.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in North Ipswich (State Suburbs), 37.9% were couple families with children, 36.0% were couple families without children and 23.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,824 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,909 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,909 and those without children was $1,824.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 168 19.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 25 3.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 173 20.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 143 16.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 48 5.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 172 20.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 62 7.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 55 6.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 20.4% 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 North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,666 89.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 197 10.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs), 89.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,539 92.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 70 4.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 55 3.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in North Ipswich (State Suburbs), 92.3% were separate houses, 4.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 45 2.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 302 18.1 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 993 59.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 298 17.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 26 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 18.1% had 2 bedrooms and 59.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 482 28.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 568 34.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 568 34.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 39 2.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in North Ipswich (State Suburbs), 28.9% were owned outright, 34.0% were owned with a mortgage and 34.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,132 67.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 458 27.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 78 4.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.9% were family households, 27.5% were single person households and 4.7% were group households.

Household income North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs), 27.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.6% 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 North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.4 -- 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 North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
None 187 11.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 626 37.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 562 33.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 246 14.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 47 2.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs), 37.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.7% 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 North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 200 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 99 49.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 101 50.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in North Ipswich (State Suburbs), there were 200 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 99 (or 49.5%) were male and 101 (or 50.5%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 982 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $982.

Mortgage and rent North Ipswich % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In North Ipswich (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600.

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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