2016 Data in pictures

Queensland

People in Queensland

Total number of people: 4,703,193

Number of Females: 50.6%

Number of Males: 49.4%

Household Income - Average weekly (gross)

Total income in 2011: $1,235

Total income in 2016: $1,402

Top 5 countries of birth

  1. Born in Australia 71.1%
  2. New Zealand 4.3%
  3. England 3.8%
  4. India 1.0%
  5. China 1.0%

Age

  1. 0-14 years old 19.4%
  2. 15-64 years old 65.3%
  3. Greater than 65 years old 15.3%

Household composition

Average people per household: 2.6 (based on 2016 values for Australia)

Dwellings

  1. Owned outright 28.5%
  2. Mortgage 33.7%
  3. Rented 34.2%
People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Queensland % 2011 % Australia %
Male 2,321,889 49.4 2,148,221 49.6 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,381,308 50.6 2,184,520 50.4 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 186,482 4.0 155,826 3.6 649,171 2.8
Age Queensland % 2011 % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 296,466 6.3 297,895 6.9 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 317,138 6.7 286,990 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 299,097 6.4 290,982 6.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 296,287 6.3 293,919 6.8 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 316,860 6.7 293,845 6.8 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 320,753 6.8 300,709 6.9 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 325,943 6.9 286,696 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 305,218 6.5 308,180 7.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 322,901 6.9 312,568 7.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 322,982 6.9 302,744 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 308,727 6.6 288,140 6.7 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 292,198 6.2 257,964 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 260,685 5.5 243,125 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 242,192 5.1 185,758 4.3 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 180,406 3.8 136,884 3.2 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 126,084 2.7 99,571 2.3 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 83,731 1.8 76,973 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 85,528 1.8 69,799 1.6 486,842 2.1
Country of birth Queensland % 2011 % Australia %
Australia 3,343,657 71.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses
New Zealand201,2064.3192,0364.4518,4662.2
England180,7753.8179,4954.1907,5703.9
India49,1451.035,5490.8455,3891.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)47,1141.030,2590.7509,5552.2
South Africa40,1310.929,4620.7162,4490.7
Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Queensland % 2011 % Australia %
Personal 660 -- 587 -- 662 --
Family 1,661 -- 1,453 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,402 -- 1,235 -- 1,438 --
Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Queensland % 2011 % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 8,306 0.5 8,677 0.6 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 70,628 4.3 64,982 4.2 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 275,203 16.6 260,606 16.8 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 657,978 39.7 651,209 42.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 604,269 36.5 532,756 34.4 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 40,448 2.4 29,072 1.9 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Queensland % 2011 % Australia %
Owned outright 471,407 28.5 448,614 29.0 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 558,439 33.7 533,870 34.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 566,478 34.2 513,413 33.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 15,566 0.9 14,305 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 44,944 2.7 37,100 2.4 224,869 2.7
LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 27/06/2017

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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