2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Upper Brookfield

Code SSC31684 (SSC)
People 655
Male 330
Female 325
Median age 42
Families 192
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 264
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,989
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $273
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Total 655 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 330 50.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 325 49.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 655 people in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 36 5.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 59 9.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 62 9.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 42 6.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 22 3.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 22 3.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 21 3.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 35 5.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 82 12.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 55 8.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 37 5.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 48 7.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 35 5.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 46 7.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 25 3.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 13 2.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 1.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 0.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 306 61.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 8 1.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 37 7.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14 2.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 133 26.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.4% were married and 8.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 67 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 296 61.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 42 8.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 141 29.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 14 6.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 62 30.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 5.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 3.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 18 8.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 14 6.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 21 10.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 5 2.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 29 14.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 22 10.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 206 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs) 31.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.5% were in primary school, 25.5% in secondary school and 16.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 515 78.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 156 24.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 72 11.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 33 5.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 384 59.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), 59.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 207 57.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 121 33.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 5.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 13 3.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 360 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 360 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs). Of these 57.5% were employed full time, 33.6% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 50 14.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 37 10.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 30 8.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 42 12.1 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 167 48.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), 14.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 821 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,232 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,989 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs) was $821.

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

Unpaid work Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 438 88.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 177 35.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 58 11.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 164 33.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 88.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.6% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 105 21.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 169 33.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 102 20.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 65 13.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), 33.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 20.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 73 37.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 100 51.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 20 10.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), 51.8% were couple families with children, 37.8% were couple families without children and 10.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs) 20.0% of single parents were male and 80.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,437 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,338 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,338 and those without children was $2,437.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 34 19.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 5.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 49 27.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 28 15.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 4.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 25 14.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 7 4.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 17 9.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.6% had both employed part-time and 27.7% 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 Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 237 92.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 18 7.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), 92.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 237 100.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 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 Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 3.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 32 13.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 84 35.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 110 46.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 13.6% had 2 bedrooms and 35.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 102 43.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 106 44.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 28 11.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), 43.2% were owned outright, 44.9% were owned with a mortgage and 11.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 189 80.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 43 18.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 1.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.1% were family households, 18.2% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), 11.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.4% 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 Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 273 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.0 -- 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 Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.0 -- 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 Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
None 5 2.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 51 21.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 111 46.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 69 28.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), 21.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.9% 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 Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 100.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 11 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 11 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Upper Brookfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,500.

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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