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Innisfail

Code UCL314013 (UCL)
People 7,176
Male 3,610
Female 3,566
Median age 41
Families 1,823
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,176
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $782
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Total 7,176 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,610 50.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,566 49.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,236 17.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,176 people in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 17.2% of the population.

Age Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 486 6.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 426 5.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 478 6.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 504 7.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 427 5.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 411 5.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 347 4.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 384 5.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 463 6.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 483 6.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 496 6.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 454 6.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 379 5.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 369 5.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 326 4.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 298 4.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 236 3.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 211 2.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,487 43.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 224 3.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 521 9.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 495 8.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,058 35.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 43.0% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,196 43.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 492 9.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,353 46.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 39 2.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 399 21.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 121 6.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 1.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 244 13.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 125 6.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 24 1.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 115 6.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 90 4.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 57 3.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 639 34.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,872 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.7% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 11.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,698 79.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,480 22.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 455 6.9 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 283 4.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,382 66.4 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), 66.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,647 53.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 927 30.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 220 7.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 268 8.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,062 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,062 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 53.8% were employed full time, 30.3% were employed part-time and 8.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 269 9.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 268 9.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 387 13.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 557 19.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,096 39.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 440 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,019 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 782 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities) was $440.

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

Unpaid work Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,642 63.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,373 23.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 620 10.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 941 16.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.7% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,000 17.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,275 22.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 687 11.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 679 11.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 721 39.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 655 35.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 405 22.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 43 2.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.9% were couple families with children, 39.5% were couple families without children and 22.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.8% of single parents were male and 82.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,601 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,796 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,796 and those without children was $1,601.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 264 19.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 57 4.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 207 15.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 197 14.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 86 6.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 360 26.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 92 6.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 111 8.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 19.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 15.1% 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 Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,736 90.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 290 9.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,113 77.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 75 2.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 502 18.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 47 1.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.2% were separate houses, 2.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 18.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 25 0.9 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 124 4.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 630 23.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,330 48.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 541 19.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 86 3.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 23.0% had 2 bedrooms and 48.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 888 32.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 543 19.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,185 43.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 20 0.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 100 3.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.5% were owned outright, 19.8% were owned with a mortgage and 43.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,777 64.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 873 31.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 86 3.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 64.9% were family households, 31.9% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.3% 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 Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.2 -- 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 Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
None 409 14.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,131 41.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 770 28.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 296 10.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 131 4.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.8% 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 Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,236 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 599 48.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 637 51.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 1,236 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 599 (or 48.5%) were male and 637 (or 51.5%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Innisfail % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 820 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $820.

Mortgage and rent Innisfail % 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 1,335 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $190 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,335.

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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