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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | State Suburbs

Isaacs

Code SSC80056 (SSC)
People 2,352
Male 1,120
Female 1,232
Median age 48
Families 707
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 979
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $2,016
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,400
Median weekly rent $463
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 Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 2,352 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,120 47.6 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,232 52.4 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.4 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,352 people in Isaacs (State Suburbs) of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 86 3.7 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 110 4.7 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 129 5.5 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 190 8.1 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 131 5.6 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 105 4.5 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 84 3.6 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 105 4.5 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 137 5.8 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 195 8.3 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 195 8.3 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 175 7.4 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 216 9.2 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 168 7.1 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 113 4.8 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 82 3.5 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 79 3.4 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 50 2.1 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Isaacs (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,187 58.5 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 42 2.1 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 135 6.7 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 119 5.9 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 545 26.9 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Isaacs (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.5% were married and 8.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Isaacs (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,107 58.8 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 100 5.3 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 676 35.9 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Isaacs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Isaacs (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 21 3.1 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 77 11.5 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 38 5.7 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 36 5.4 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 57 8.5 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 55 8.2 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 65 9.7 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 52 7.8 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 160 23.9 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 20 3.0 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 88 13.2 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 669 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Isaacs (State Suburbs) 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.8% were in primary school, 26.6% in secondary school and 31.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 1,441 61.3 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,054 46.3 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 146 6.4 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 122 5.4 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 956 42.0 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Isaacs (State Suburbs), 42.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 46.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 786 63.6 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 325 26.3 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 80 6.5 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 45 3.6 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,236 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,236 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Isaacs (State Suburbs). Of these 63.6% were employed full time, 26.3% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 152 12.8 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 70 5.9 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 98 8.3 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 190 16.0 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 595 50.3 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Isaacs (State Suburbs), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Isaacs (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 914 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,444 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,016 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Isaacs (State Suburbs) was $914.

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

Unpaid work Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,627 80.3 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 503 24.8 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 272 13.4 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 496 24.5 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Isaacs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.8% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 484 23.9 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 629 31.0 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 316 15.6 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 200 9.9 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Isaacs (State Suburbs), 31.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 324 45.8 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 300 42.4 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 81 11.4 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.4 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Isaacs (State Suburbs), 42.4% were couple families with children, 45.8% were couple families without children and 11.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.8 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.2 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Isaacs (State Suburbs) 20.8% of single parents were male and 79.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 3,166 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,738 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Isaacs (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,738 and those without children was $3,166.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 157 25.3 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 2.6 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 84 13.5 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 94 15.1 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 35 5.6 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 155 25.0 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 41 6.6 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 39 6.3 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Isaacs (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 13.5% 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 Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 874 91.6 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 80 8.4 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Isaacs (State Suburbs), 91.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 772 88.3 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 63 7.2 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 39 4.5 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 Isaacs (State Suburbs), 88.3% were separate houses, 7.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 0.6 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 45 5.1 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 353 40.3 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 464 53.0 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 0.6 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Isaacs (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 5.1% had 2 bedrooms and 40.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 449 51.3 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 234 26.7 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 178 20.3 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 1.6 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Isaacs (State Suburbs), 51.3% were owned outright, 26.7% were owned with a mortgage and 20.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 695 79.3 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 160 18.3 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 21 2.4 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Isaacs (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.3% were family households, 18.3% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.5 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 29.4 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Isaacs (State Suburbs), 9.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 29.4% 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 Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 463 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.4 -- 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 Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,400 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 13 1.5 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 297 34.0 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 382 43.7 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 169 19.3 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 1.5 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Isaacs (State Suburbs), 34.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.3% 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 Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 33.3 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 6 66.7 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 10 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Isaacs (State Suburbs), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 33.3%) were male and 6 (or 66.7%) were female. The median age was 10 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Isaacs % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Isaacs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Isaacs % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 480 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Isaacs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $480 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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