Ipswich Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Ipswich (4305) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 31 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Ipswich is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Ipswich was 2,536 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ipswich is 37 years of age.

76.4% of people living in the suburb of Ipswich were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% New Zealand, 3.4% England, 0.9% India, 0.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% China , 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Taiwan, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.4% Poland.

85.4% of people living in Ipswich speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Other, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.6% German, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Samoan, 0.3% Korean.

The religious makeup of Ipswich is 24.0% Catholic, 23.8% No religion, 16.7% Anglican, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Baptist, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Lutheran, 1.3% Pentecostal.

31.0% of people are married, 44.2% have never married and 11.4% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 189 widowed people living in Ipswich.

51.9% of the people living in Ipswich over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. Ipswich has an unemployment rate of 12.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Ipswich are 21.7% Professionals, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Community & personal service workers, 12.6% Labourers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 9.9% Managers, 9.8% Sales workers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ipswich work in are 19.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Public administration and safety, 10.3% Retail trade, 9.8% Manufacturing, 8.5% Education and training, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Construction, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

20.6% of homes are fully owned, and 20.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 56.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $436 per week and the median household income is $837 per week.

The median rent in Ipswich is $225 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ipswich postcode 4305

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