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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Smithfield (Qld)

Code SSC31487 (SSC)
People 3,707
Male 1,837
Female 1,870
Median age 36
Families 955
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,481
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,235
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,746
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,707 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,837 49.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,870 50.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 144 3.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,707 people in Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.9% of the population.

Age Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 238 6.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 235 6.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 228 6.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 342 9.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 297 8.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 220 5.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 222 6.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 287 7.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 263 7.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 311 8.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 293 7.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 227 6.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 190 5.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 138 3.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 75 2.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 60 1.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 45 1.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 35 0.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,335 44.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 100 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 286 9.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 105 3.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,178 39.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.4% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

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

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

Social marital status Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,177 46.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 317 12.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,061 41.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 41 3.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 176 13.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 103 8.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 39 3.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 121 9.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 53 4.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 14 1.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 58 4.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 322 25.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 24 1.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 333 25.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,284 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) 34.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.8% were in primary school, 14.6% in secondary school and 29.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,557 69.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,029 30.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 273 8.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 230 6.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,856 54.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 54.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,097 55.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 625 31.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 135 6.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 127 6.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,984 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,984 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.3% were employed full time, 31.5% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 228 12.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 140 7.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 254 13.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 354 19.1 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 744 40.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 569 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,486 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,235 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $569.

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

Unpaid work Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,187 72.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 815 27.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 285 9.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 571 19.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.1% provided care for children and 9.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 658 21.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 872 29.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 375 12.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 286 9.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 29.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 361 37.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 422 44.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 154 16.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 1.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 44.2% were couple families with children, 37.8% were couple families without children and 16.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,900 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,134 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,134 and those without children was $1,900.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 190 24.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 34 4.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 165 20.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 100 12.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 59 7.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 98 12.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 55 7.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 88 11.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 20.9% 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 Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,302 93.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 91 6.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 93.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,142 87.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 43 3.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 119 9.1 181,717 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 Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 87.6% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 48 3.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 129 9.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 645 49.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 453 34.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 24 1.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 9.9% had 2 bedrooms and 49.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 318 24.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 510 39.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 441 33.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 28 2.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 24.4% were owned outright, 39.1% were owned with a mortgage and 33.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 941 72.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 267 20.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 95 7.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.2% were family households, 20.5% were single person households and 7.3% were group households.

Household income Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 23.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.4% 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 Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.3 -- 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 Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,746 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 79 6.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 432 33.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 543 41.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 210 16.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 42 3.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 33.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.1% 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 Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 145 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 65 44.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 80 55.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 145 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 65 (or 44.8%) were male and 80 (or 55.2%) 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 Smithfield (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 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,515 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Smithfield (Qld) (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 $1,515.

Mortgage and rent Smithfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,609 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Smithfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,609.

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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