Upper Brookfield, Queensland facts for kids
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The Upper Brookfield Community Hall
|Population||785 (2016 census)|
|• Density||21.51/km2 (55.7/sq mi)|
|Area||36.5 km2 (14.1 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
Upper Brookfield is a mountainous rural suburb consisting of acreage properties.
In the 2016 Census, there were 785 people in Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs). Of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.
The median age of people was 42 years. Children aged 0 – 14 years made up 21.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.
The most common responses for religion were No Religion, so described 42.1%, Catholic 14.9%, Not stated 13.6%, Anglican 10.3% and Uniting Church 6.1%. In Upper Brookfield (State Suburbs), No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (49.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).
The most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 59.1%, England 9.8%, South Africa 3.3%, New Zealand 2.8% and Netherlands 2.5%.
The most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 60.2%, England 7.9%, South Africa 3.3%, Netherlands 2.8% and New Zealand 1.9%.
87.1% of people only spoke English at home. The only other responses for language spoken at home were German 1.6%, Spanish 0.8%, Dutch 0.5% and Italian 0.4%.
There were 393 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night. Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 34.6% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed. Of employed people, 17.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.1% worked 40 hours or more.
Of people aged 15 years and over, 62.4% were married and 7.7% were either divorced or separated.
In the 2011 census, the population of Upper Brookfield was 655, 49.6% female and 50.4% male.
The median age of the Upper Brookfield population was 42 years, 5 years above the Australian median.
78.7% of people living in Upper Brookfield were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 6%, South Africa 2%, New Zealand 1.8%, Netherlands 1.4%, United States of America 1.1%.
96% of people speak only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% German, 0.5% French, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Spanish.
Upper Brookfield State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 496 Upper Brookfield Road (). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 54 students with 7 teachers (4 full-time equivalent) and 6 non-teaching staff (3 full-time equivalent).
There is no secondary school in Upper Brookfield. The nearest secondary school in Kenmore State High School in Kenmore to the south-east.
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