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City of Ipswich

Market characteristics

The City of Ipswich has a similar proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Queensland.

The people who live in an area are one of the most important resources that an economy draws upon, both as a market that consumes goods and services and as a source of labour.

This table provides an overview of the City of Ipswich's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the City of Ipswich's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
City of Ipswich20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents166,908100.0100.0138,865100.0100.0+28,043
Males83,09549.849.669,16749.849.6+13,928
Females83,81350.250.469,69950.250.4+14,114
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years39,85223.920.233,32524.020.7+6,527
15 - 24 years24,72214.813.620,27014.613.8+4,452
25 - 54 years70,05842.041.558,28742.042.0+11,771
55 - 64 Years15,9959.611.613,2519.511.2+2,744
65 years and over16,2819.813.113,7189.912.4+2,563
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school16,4229.88.814,16810.28.9+2,254
Secondary school10,6216.46.09,0186.56.1+1,603
TAFE3,3832.01.82,7472.01.7+636
University4,7992.94.03,2502.33.5+1,549
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born31,20218.720.521,43115.417.9+9,771
Non-English speaking backgrounds13,6948.29.58,7606.37.8+4,934
Speaks another language and English well or very well17,50810.511.012,6719.110.0+4,837
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree12,5699.915.98,1087.713.1+4,461
Certificate level27,95022.019.920,55819.517.9+7,392
No qualification64,81251.045.858,07055.049.6+6,742
Household income--------------
Nil to $59910,55918.620.4--------
$600 to $1,24915,20626.824.7--------
$1,250 to $1,999 12,33321.819.0--------
$2,000 or more 12,65722.324.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned13,03722.328.412,99726.530.4+40
Purchasing21,14036.232.618,31537.331.4+2,825
Renting20,97135.932.014,58129.730.0+6,390
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house57,01590.475.748,23191.375.4+8,784
Medium house5,3278.415.23,9807.515.0+1,347
High density1760.36.5650.16.8+111

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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