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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Browns Plains (Qld)

Code SSC30249 (SSC)
People 5,574
Male 2,782
Female 2,792
Median age 30
Families 1,533
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,064
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,167
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,729
Median weekly rent $310
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 Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 5,574 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,782 49.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,792 50.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 168 3.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,574 people in Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

Age Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 517 9.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 355 6.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 405 7.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 460 8.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 492 8.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 513 9.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 420 7.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 413 7.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 395 7.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 357 6.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 328 5.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 313 5.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 251 4.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 153 2.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 89 1.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 43 0.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 37 0.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 33 0.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,658 38.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 199 4.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 436 10.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 141 3.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,865 43.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.6% were married and 14.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,568 38.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 597 14.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,920 47.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 85 5.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 384 24.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 41 2.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 22 1.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 315 20.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 31 2.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 1.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 124 7.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 117 7.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 46 2.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 369 23.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,562 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.6% were in primary school, 23.9% in secondary school and 15.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,635 65.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,086 40.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 381 7.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 282 5.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,459 47.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), 47.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,724 60.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 676 23.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 198 7.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 244 8.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,842 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,842 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.7% were employed full time, 23.8% were employed part-time and 8.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 192 7.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 212 8.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 273 10.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 610 23.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,117 42.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), 7.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 573 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,231 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,167 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $573.

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

Unpaid work Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,989 69.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,362 31.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 441 10.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 514 12.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.7% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 976 22.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,119 26.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 454 10.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 443 10.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 462 30.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 638 41.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 391 25.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 41 2.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), 41.6% were couple families with children, 30.2% were couple families without children and 25.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.9 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.1 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs) 18.9% of single parents were male and 81.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,701 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,876 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,876 and those without children was $1,701.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 261 23.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 31 2.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 211 19.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 252 22.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 59 5.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 141 12.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 90 8.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 60 5.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 19.1% 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 Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,927 95.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 94 4.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), 95.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,658 86.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 266 13.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.2 181,717 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 Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), 86.0% were separate houses, 13.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 67 3.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,366 71.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 440 22.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 49 2.5 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.2% had 1 bedroom, 3.5% had 2 bedrooms and 71.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 322 16.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 731 38.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 813 42.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 55 2.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), 16.7% were owned outright, 38.0% were owned with a mortgage and 42.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,476 76.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 344 17.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 104 5.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.7% were family households, 17.9% were single person households and 5.4% were group households.

Household income Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), 19.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.0% 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 Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.5 -- 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 Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,729 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 105 5.4 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 701 36.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 721 37.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 320 16.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 80 4.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), 36.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.6% 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 Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 170 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 76 44.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 94 55.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 170 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 76 (or 44.7%) were male and 94 (or 55.3%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Browns Plains (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,747 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Browns Plains (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,747.

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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