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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

New Farm

Code SSC31216 (SSC)
People 11,330
Male 5,673
Female 5,657
Median age 36
Families 2,374
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 6,390
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $1,620
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Total 11,330 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,673 50.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,657 49.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 100 0.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,330 people in New Farm (State Suburbs) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 420 3.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 290 2.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 200 1.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 306 2.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,054 9.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,651 14.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,423 12.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,034 9.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 833 7.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 728 6.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 604 5.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 665 5.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 588 5.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 437 3.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 290 2.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 217 1.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 235 2.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 356 3.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in New Farm (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 8.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.5% of the population.

Registered marital status New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,017 28.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 284 2.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 958 9.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 573 5.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,597 53.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in New Farm (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 28.9% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in New Farm (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,599 29.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,378 15.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,712 54.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In New Farm (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 29.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in New Farm (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 76 2.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 165 6.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 130 4.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 35 1.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 46 1.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 88 3.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 65 2.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 169 6.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 906 32.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 110 4.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 969 35.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,759 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In New Farm (State Suburbs) 24.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 12.0% were in primary school, 7.2% in secondary school and 38.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,194 63.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,664 35.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 815 8.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 574 5.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,181 50.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In New Farm (State Suburbs), 50.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses New Farm % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,943 68.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,643 22.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 281 3.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 310 4.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,177 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,177 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in New Farm (State Suburbs). Of these 68.9% were employed full time, 22.9% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 517 7.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 552 8.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 574 8.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,133 16.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,813 55.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in New Farm (State Suburbs), 7.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 55.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in New Farm (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

Occupation New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 925 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,401 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,620 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in New Farm (State Suburbs) was $925.

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

Unpaid work New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,549 72.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,622 15.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 832 8.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,168 20.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In New Farm (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 15.5% provided care for children and 8.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,473 33.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,831 27.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 772 7.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 475 4.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in New Farm (State Suburbs), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,446 60.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 608 25.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 212 8.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 108 4.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in New Farm (State Suburbs), 25.6% were couple families with children, 60.9% were couple families without children and 8.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In New Farm (State Suburbs) 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,513 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,290 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In New Farm (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,290 and those without children was $2,513.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 681 33.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 94 4.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 413 20.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 329 16.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 85 4.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 200 9.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 103 5.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 152 7.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In New Farm (State Suburbs), of couple families, 33.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 20.1% 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 New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,198 88.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 712 12.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In New Farm (State Suburbs), 88.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,115 21.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 382 7.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,680 70.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in New Farm (State Suburbs), 21.5% were separate houses, 7.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 70.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 123 2.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,144 22.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,102 40.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,158 22.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 560 10.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 111 2.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In New Farm (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 22.0% had 1 bedroom, 40.4% had 2 bedrooms and 22.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.2. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,067 20.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,039 20.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,938 56.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 140 2.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in New Farm (State Suburbs), 20.5% were owned outright, 20.0% were owned with a mortgage and 56.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,343 45.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,188 42.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 667 12.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In New Farm (State Suburbs), of all households, 45.1% were family households, 42.1% were single person households and 12.8% were group households.

Household income New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In New Farm (State Suburbs), 18.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.1% 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 New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.6 -- 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 New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
None 1,015 19.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,463 47.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,191 22.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 359 6.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 169 3.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In New Farm (State Suburbs), 47.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 22.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.9% 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 New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 99 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 51 51.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 48 48.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 40 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in New Farm (State Suburbs), there were 99 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 51 (or 51.5%) were male and 48 (or 48.5%) were female. The median age was 40 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,017 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In New Farm (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,017.

Mortgage and rent New Farm % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,084 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In New Farm (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,084.

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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