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Isabella Plains

Code SSC80057 (SSC)
People 4,315
Male 2,120
Female 2,195
Median age 32
Families 1,189
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,578
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,857
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 4,315 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,120 49.1 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,195 50.9 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 103 2.4 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,315 people in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 354 8.2 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 299 6.9 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 283 6.6 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 357 8.3 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 335 7.8 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 379 8.8 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 327 7.6 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 327 7.6 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 310 7.2 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 358 8.3 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 351 8.1 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 195 4.5 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 174 4.0 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 100 2.3 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 70 1.6 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 49 1.1 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 28 0.6 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 19 0.4 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,628 48.2 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 106 3.1 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 310 9.2 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 91 2.7 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,244 36.8 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.2% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,503 47.9 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 346 11.0 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,290 41.1 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 66 5.1 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 234 18.2 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 103 8.0 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 23 1.8 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 190 14.8 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 125 9.7 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 2.2 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 129 10.0 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 164 12.7 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 33 2.6 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 193 15.0 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,288 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs) 29.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.9% were in primary school, 26.5% in secondary school and 23.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 3,313 76.8 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,223 29.5 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 323 7.8 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 220 5.3 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,385 57.5 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), 57.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,700 67.1 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 574 22.6 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 177 7.0 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 84 3.3 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,535 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,535 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs). Of these 67.1% were employed full time, 22.6% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 182 7.4 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 172 7.0 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 219 8.9 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 623 25.4 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,077 43.9 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), 7.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

Occupation Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 861 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,031 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,857 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs) was $861.

Travel to work, top responses Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,658 78.7 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,104 32.7 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 353 10.5 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 494 14.6 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.7% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 916 27.1 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,026 30.4 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 448 13.3 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 268 7.9 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), 30.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 365 30.7 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 577 48.5 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 225 18.9 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 22 1.9 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), 48.5% were couple families with children, 30.7% were couple families without children and 18.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,393 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,508 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,508 and those without children was $2,393.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 336 35.6 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 25 2.7 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 207 22.0 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 136 14.4 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 28 3.0 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 95 10.1 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 76 8.1 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 40 4.2 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), of couple families, 35.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,476 96.0 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 62 4.0 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), 96.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,219 82.6 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 237 16.1 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 19 1.3 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), 82.6% were separate houses, 16.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 13 0.9 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 53 3.6 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 971 65.8 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 421 28.5 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 1.2 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 3.6% had 2 bedrooms and 65.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 331 22.4 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 758 51.4 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 368 24.9 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.3 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 0.9 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), 22.4% were owned outright, 51.4% were owned with a mortgage and 24.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 1,161 78.7 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 264 17.9 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 50 3.4 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.7% were family households, 17.9% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.0 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.0 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), 11.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.0% 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 Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 8.0 -- 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 Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 7.8 -- 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 Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 57 3.9 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 483 32.7 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 587 39.8 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 319 21.6 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 29 2.0 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), 32.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.6% 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 Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 104 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 47 45.2 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 57 54.8 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), there were 104 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 47 (or 45.2%) were male and 57 (or 54.8%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,874 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,874.

Mortgage and rent Isabella Plains % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,334 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Isabella Plains (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,334.

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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