2016 Data in pictures

Brisbane

People in Brisbane

Total number of people: 2,270,800

Number of Females: 50.8%

Number of Males: 49.2%

Household Income - Average weekly (gross)

Total income in 2011: $1,388

Total income in 2016: $1,562

Top 5 countries of birth

  1. Born in Australia 67.8%
  2. New Zealand 4.7%
  3. England 4.0%
  4. China 1.6%
  5. India 1.6%

Age

  1. 0-14 years old 19.6%
  2. 15-64 years old 67.0%
  3. Greater than 65 years old 13.4%

Household composition

Average people per household: 2.7 (based on 2016 values for Australia)

Dwellings

  1. Owned outright 26.4%
  2. Mortgage 35.7%
  3. Rented 34.5%
People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Greater Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Male 1,117,452 49.2 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,153,351 50.8 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 54,158 2.4 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8
Age Greater Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 147,903 6.5 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 153,928 6.8 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 142,581 6.3 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 146,581 6.5 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 170,741 7.5 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 170,661 7.5 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 172,568 7.6 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 157,315 6.9 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 160,613 7.1 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 155,861 6.9 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 143,199 6.3 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 130,519 5.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 114,276 5.0 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 103,118 4.5 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 75,090 3.3 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 52,275 2.3 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 35,231 1.6 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 38,357 1.7 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1
Country of birth Greater Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,538,708 67.8 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses
New Zealand106,0534.7201,2064.3518,4662.2
England90,0864.0180,7753.8907,5703.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)36,1751.647,1141.0509,5552.2
India35,3351.649,1451.0455,3891.9
South Africa22,0681.040,1310.9162,4490.7
Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 703 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,821 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,562 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --
Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Greater Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3,045 0.4 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 33,404 4.2 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 121,145 15.3 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 307,055 38.9 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 307,538 39.0 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 17,273 2.2 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Greater Brisbane % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 208,811 26.4 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 281,867 35.7 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 272,751 34.5 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 6,656 0.8 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 19,374 2.5 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7
LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 27/06/2017

Please note that there are small random adjustments made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from table totals. 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: Data in Pictures has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat: Data in Pictures was 27 June 2017 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 ##cycle## Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census